downwinders http://knau.org en Nation Recognizes Nuclear Test Downwinders http://knau.org/post/nation-recognizes-nuclear-test-downwinders <p>Today&nbsp;is the first <a href="http://risch.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/pressreleases?ID=0b1f58c7-c4f6-4cfa-84ae-93a00cf4a6d8"><u><font color="#0066cc">National Downwinders Day</font></u></a>. They are the folks in Western states who were affected by radiation exposure from nuclear test sites in Nevada. Last year, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to honor downwinders with a special day of recognition.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 15:49:36 +0000 8300 at http://knau.org Nation Recognizes Nuclear Test Downwinders