Nearly 33,500 former nuclear site workers died due to radiation exposure- report


 

RT America | December 14, 2015

A new report shines a light on millions of federal records spanning decades, indicating that nearly 33,500 former nuclear workers enrolled in a special fund created for workers exposed to radiation have died, but less than half of those who have applied have received compensation. Meanwhile, taxpayers have footed $12 billion in payouts and medical bills for nuclear workers. RT’s Manuel Rapalo reports.

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