downwinders

Today marks the signing of the Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT) in Moscow 50 years ago. Officially known as “The Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water,” the LTBT was the world’s first significant step away from nuclear weapons testing. Read more »
Posted by admin on August 5, 2013
Today, people in communities throughout the nation will stop for a moment to pause and remember the toll of the nation’s nuclear weapons testing program on downwind citizens. Some will take part in official ceremonies; others are small groups of downwinders coming together to do something as simple as light candles in memory of loved ones who have died. They’ve waited a long time to be officially recognized by the government that harmed them. Read more »
Posted on January 26, 2012