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Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in MASE in the News, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

ACTION ALERT: Call Congress Now! Add RECA Amendments to Defense Bill

ACTION ALERT: Call Congress Now! Add RECA Amendments to Defense Bill

Update on the Radiation Exposure and Compensation Act (RECA) Amendments Campaign

There are more than 30 groups working to gain justice and compensation for all uranium miners and downwind communities harmed by the development of nuclear weapons and nuclear power.  For more information click here: https://swuraniumimpacts.org/category/library/radiation-exposure-compensation-act/

The US Senate and House will shortly be considering the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA.) 

As part of the bill, House Representative Ben Ray Lujan submitted an amendment # 846 to the NDAA. Senator Tom Udall has submitted the same amendment for consideration by the Senate. Amendment #846 that states:

“It is the sense of Congress that the United States should compensate and recognize all of the miners, workers, downwinders, and others suffering from the effects of uranium mining and nuclear weapons testing carried out during the Cold War.”

ACTION – CALL NOW 9/18/17

Call your Senators and Representative and ask them to support Amendment #846 to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

     • Ask for their support of Amendment #846

     • Tell them it is past time for justice and compensation for all uranium workers and downwinders.

     • Tell them if you are a former uranium worker or downwinder. 

     • Tell them if a family member or friend has died.

Dial the US Capitol switchboard at (202) 224- 3121 and request to be connected to the office. Remember you need to make 3 phone calls.