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Justice downwind

Howard Ball

Justice downwind

America"s atomic testing program in the 1950"s

by Howard Ball

  • 254 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons -- Testing,
  • Radioactive fallout -- Physiological effect -- Utah,
  • Radioactive fallout -- Physiological effect -- Nevada,
  • Liability for nuclear damages -- Utah,
  • Liability for nuclear damages -- Nevada

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward Ball.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23257963M
    ISBN 100195036727

    “Downwinders” are loosely defined as those individuals that lived “downwind” from nuclear production facilities or nuclear test sites. In the United States, Downwinder communities exist primarily in the Pacific Northwest and intermountain range between the Cascades and the Rockies, in states like Nevada, Utah, Washington, Idaho, and New Mexico.   Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West By Sarah Alisabeth Fox pp. Bison Books; reprint edition – Sep. $ Downwind manages the triple feat of being at once a rigorous piece of scholarship, a moving account of a dark and ongoing period in human history and an exquisitely accomplished first book. Its author, Sarah Alisabeth Fox, spent a .

    Noting the difficulty of the Clean Air Act’s requirements on eliminating air pollution in downwind states, she cites John “As expressed in a holy book,” she says, “‘The wind bloweth where it listeth, thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not . The River Is in Us takes readers to Akwesasne—a place where decades of environmental contamination has become embodied through acts of traditional land-based subsistence. Emphasizing inescapable connections between food and health, Elizabeth Hoover suggests how environmental justice, affirmative indigenous identity, and decolonization might be achieved at .

    R. Lucas's short book, On Justice (Lucas ). Another example, even more Aristotelian (and downwind of much else besides in the philo-sophical and economic speculations of the West) but scarcely linguistic at all, may be found in Bertrand de Jouvenel's book On Sovereignty: an Inquiry into the Political Good (Jouvenel ). There are surely.   ALBUQUERQUE (CN) – The United States established a “downwinder” fund for people who contracted cancer by being downwind from its Cold War-era nuclear weapons tests, and now a New Mexico man has sued the nation for the cancer he says he contracted while he was in his mother’s womb.. Clay Sheff sued the Department of Justice and its Radiation .


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