THAT’S HOW IT WAS IN THE ‘50s I was one of the Baby Boomers who lived through periodic catastrophe drills where the alarm bell ricocheted through a cinder block school house, and a deep, authoritarian voice boomed from a loud speaker. “This is an attack. I repeat, this is an attack. Get under your desk … More IN CASE OF AN ATOMIC BOMB BLAST . . . GET UNDER THE DESK.
LA Times reports Department of Energy Funding to license contractors for the $100 BILLION nuclear dump site at Yucca Mountain in Area 51 at the Nevada Test Site. … More YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE DUMP IS BACK ON THE TABLE!
DROUGHT PLAGUES THE ENTIRE SOUTHWEST The Colorado River is the life-support system for the entire western United States. From 2000 through 2017, the last eighteen years have been the driest period in more than 100 years of record keeping on the Colorado River Basin. Nearly 40 million people, including 22 Native American Tribes, depend on … More WHAT WOULD IT COST TO SOLVE THE WATER PROBLEMS IN THE SOUTHWEST?
The Atomic Energy Commission deliberately exposed photographers, reporters, soldiers and civilians to the horrors of radiation. Government and military leaders committed crimes against humanity equal to the atrocities of Hitler and Stalin. And yet those responsible have never had the harsh light of history shine of them. … More The Atomic Energy Commission knew the dangers.