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  • The return of the Nuclear West

    Those who thought the West’s nuclear role would wind down with the end of the Cold War are facing a brand-new nuclear age, one that is being created behind closed government doors where few questions are asked

  • Courting the Bomb

    The hardscrabble desert town of Carlsbad, N.M. – already home to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant – is brushing aside the fears of environmentalists and arms-control advocates in its eagerness to host the Bush administration’s planned new nuclear bomb fac

  • Washington citizens fight to save aging Hanford reactor

    In Hanford, Wash., a local group, the Citizens for Medical Isotopes, wants to convert the Fast Flux Test Facility into a private facility producing medical isotopes.

  • 'Alternative to Madness'

    John Brooner and Sandi Rizzo's film, "Alternative to Madness," documents the annual spring anti-nuclear gathering on the Nevada Test Site of the Western Shoshone and Shundahai Network.

  • Billboards blast bomb industries

    The Los Alamos Study Group, a nonprofit focused on nuclear disarmament, has put up five billboards on I-25 in New Mexico that criticize the state's dependence on the nuclear weapons industry.

  • Lifting the veil of secrecy

    Len Ackland's book, "Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West," gives a comprehensive and often scary history of the Rocky Flats nuclear bomb factory near Denver, Colo.

  • Hot Property: A former nuclear bomb factory gets caught in suburban turf wars

    Rocky Flats, a former nuclear bomb factory, is caught between Denver's rapidly growing suburbs, which covet the open space, and conservationists who want the cleaned-up area to become a national wildlife refuge.

  • Life near Rocky Flats

    Although the "Historical Public Exposures Studies" says public health risks from bomb-building at Rocky Flats near Denver, CO were low, Len Ackland's book, "Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West," says risk can also mean catastrophe.

  • Fast flux on a fast track

    Even as Washington state officials complain about the slow pace of cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the Department of Energy wants to restart nuclear weapons production there.

  • The secret's out

    A grand jury's "secret" report on Colorado's Rocky Flats bomb factory reveals a reckless decade at the nuclear weapons plant before it was closed in 1989.

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