February 09, 2016

Nuclear workers fear new federal policy will make it harder to win compensation

Lindsay Wise, Rob Hotakainen and Frank Matt (McClatchy Washington Bureau) with contributions from Keith Rogers writer, Las Vegas Review-Journal

WASHINGTON — Abelardo Garza was working near tanks full of toxic sludge at Hanford nuclear reservation in Washington state last Aug. 14 when one of his co-workers noticed a strange smell.

Within minutes, Garza's nose started bleeding. The next morning, he awoke gasping for breath. ... read more

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