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August 20, 2018

Trinity Downwinders Seek Justice 

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This story was originally published on New Mexico People Places and Ideas on KUNM.

By TRISTAN CLUM

On July 16, 1945, the world’s first nuclear bomb was detonated at the Trinity Site near Socorro, New Mexico. A...

June 29, 2018

June 27, 2018

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) called on the House Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing to examine the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Earlier today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled, “Examining the...

May 19, 2018

See original Los Alamos Daily Post article HERE.

Submitted by Carol A. Clark 

on May 9, 2018 - 9:16am

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

From the Office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) submitted four amendments today to the House Rule...

May 19, 2018

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May 8, 2018

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) submitted four amendments today to the House Rules Committee to expand compensation for those impacted by exposure to radiation while working in uranium mines or living...

May 1, 2018

Join us at the UNM Bookstore on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 12PM to hear Joshua Wheeler speak about his new book, Acid West. 

Early on July 16, 1945, Joshua Wheeler’s great grandfather awoke to a flash, and then a long rumble: the world’s first atomic blast filled the ho...

April 19, 2018

TBDC is the recipient of the 2018 Phil Lynch Award at the New Mexico Public Health Conference in Albuquerque, NM on April 5, 2018

April 4, 2018

Note: This article was originally published in the Las Cruces Sun News on April 1, 2018, at https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/local/new-mexico/2018/04/01/carizozo-seeks-awareness-atomic-bomb-harm/474867002/?utm_source=The+Santa+Fe+Reporter+List&utm_campaign=291f801...

April 4, 2018

Note: This story was originally published on March 30, 2018, at http://www.kob.com/new-mexico-news/carrizozo-joins-struggle-to-receive-compensation-for-atomic-bomb-tests/4847763/

Casey Torres


March 30, 2018 06:58 PM

CARRIZOZO, N.M. – It’s been a 13-year-long fight.

The Tu...

March 15, 2018

http://www.kob.com/politics-news/tularosa-downwinders-working-to-get-to-dc-testify-for-compensation/4821658/?cat=519

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Residents of one New Mexico town are urging Washington to help them with radioactive problems that they say have persisted through ge...

March 15, 2018

NOTE: This story was originally published on March 5, 2014, at https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/environment/h-bomb-guinea-pigs-natives-suffering-decades-after-new-mexico-tests/

By Tanya H. Lee

Much has been made of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on two n...

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