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Time Running Out for Former Uranium Miners

A federal law that provides partial compensation for miners, millers and truck drivers who worked in the nation’s uranium mining industry during the Cold War is coming to an end in July 2022.

Atomic anniversary brings US nuclear official to New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – The 2030 deadline set by the U.S. government to resume and ramp up production of the plutonium cores used in the nation’s nuclear arsenal is nothing short of challenging, but the head of the National Nuclear Security Administration said Wednesday she’s confident her agency can do