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America’s Nuclear (Cancer) Corridor

  • Failed Nuclear plane

    Failed Nuclear plane

  • Crator's of the Moon

    Crator's of the Moon

  • EBR-I

    EBR-I

  • Box House Richland, WA

    Box House Richland, WA

  • P1450350

    P1450350

  • Arches, UT

    Arches, UT

  • EBR-I

    EBR-I

  • Arches, UT

    Arches, UT

  • Mesa Verde, CO

    Mesa Verde, CO

  • Pickle's Place, Arco

    Pickle's Place, Arco

  • Failed nuclear bomber

    Failed nuclear bomber

  • EBR-I

    EBR-I

  • Durango, CO

    Durango, CO

  • Mesa Verde, CO

    Mesa Verde, CO

  • Crators of the Moon

    Crators of the Moon

  • Arches, UT

    Arches, UT

  • Columbia River, Richland WA

    Columbia River, Richland WA

  • General Electric engine

    General Electric engine

  • Crator's of the Moon

    Crator's of the Moon

  • Nuclear engines

    Nuclear engines

  • Crator's of the Moon

    Crator's of the Moon

  • Arco, ID

    Arco, ID

  • Mesa Verde, CO

    Mesa Verde, CO

Today is July 16th and the 68th anniversary of the testing of the first atomic bomb in 1945 at the Trinity Test Site, 35 miles SE of Socorro, NM so I thought it appropriate to post our recent tour of the North American nuclear corridor. I must confess it was a totally accidental tour. We had no intention of doing a ‘nuclear tour’. We were just trying to get away and have a break after my mother passed away from pancreatic cancer after a long slow deterioration. This road-trip turned out to be one of the best lessons in US’ dirty history that I’ve ever had and as I dig deeper into the rabbit-hole of this history, it feels as if my mother is taking my hand and showing me exactly where her cancer came from. Mom was born end of May, 1945 and died just before her 68th birthday. About two months after her birth the first atom bombs were dropped on Japan.

Fukushima: Still on the Brink of Disaster

Fukushima: Still on the Brink of Disaster

Source: The Guardian In December, Japan's prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, declared that "a cold shutdown" had been achieved and that the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was now over. "Today, we have reached a great milestone", Noda told the Japanese people in a televised a ...

Images of the Talvivaara Pollution

Images of the Talvivaara Pollution

Picture of a stream leading from the illegal Talvivaara mine in Finland to a nearby lake foaming with pollutants. The following image was posted in reply to the post explaining more about the Talvivaara mine disaster with the comment: And just recently dead birds have been found in the p ...

Talvivaara – A Finnish Environmental Crime Company

Talvivaara – A Finnish Environmental Crime Company

This is a short text to help enlighten a worldwide audience about what's happening in Finland - a Nordic country that is said to have one of the world's most advanced democracies, lowest corruption rate, and a vast abundance of clean lakes and nature. Well, since Talvivaara mining company was fo ...