Nuclear Hotseat #187: Rocky Flats and Atomic Worker Compensation – Kristen Iversen, Terrie Barrie

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84-year-old nun - Nuclear Terrorist?  NOT!


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SISTER MEAGAN RICE’S MAILING ADDRESS:

Megan Rice 88101-020
MDC Brooklyn
Metropolitan Detention Center
P.O. Box 329002
Brooklyn, NY 11232

TWEET THE POPE:

@Pontifex – Free Sister Megan Rice, 84-year-old who protested nuclear weapons, in jail for 32 months.

INTERVIEWS:

  • Kristen Iversen, author of Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, on the dangers and deadly legacy of that atomic weapons manufacturing site near Denver, CO.
  • Terrie Barrie is Rocky Flats Special Exposure Cohort co-petitioner.  She has been working to help exposed workers from that nuclear site get compensation from the US government under a little-known government program that admits that exposure to radiation is implicated in at least 22 named cancers!
    To learn more about this  program: Alliance of Nuclear Worker Advocacy Groups –  http://eecap.org/ANWAG_News.htm.

NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK:

If  someone chooses to purchase and eat rice from Fukushima, methinketh they are the Numnutz of the Week!

PLUS:

  • Two worker deaths in a single day at Fukushima Daiichi;
  • Sea animals dying in Tokyo, Hawaii and Pacific west coast;
  • Lots more that I had no time to read on the show!
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