Trinity Downwinders Seek Compensation
Atomic event spawned health issues
In the years that have passed since, some of the people in the inhabited areas within a 150-mile radius of the Trinity test have come to call themselves “downwinders.” They say that the radioactive fallout from the Trinity device poisoned their towns and their land, and in the process, created a perfect storm of cancerous proportions.
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Heinrich on Poverty and Education
Senator works for two-generation empowerment
Late last week, Senator Martin Heinrich held a press conference to note the introduction of the Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Act and the Pathways to Health Careers Act, powerful pieces of legislation designed to ameliorate multigenerational poverty.
Construction is finally underway on a tiny home village in Albuquerque that will serve the city’s underprivileged and homeless residents; New Mexico has activated the Health Department’s operations center to help prepare for potential emergency situations related to the novel coronavirus outbreak; the state's Democratic and Republican parties hosted pre-primary conventions to select candidates to appear on the primary ballot.
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