Peace and Justice Center Appeals Decision On Use Of Rocky Flats Nuclear Site

The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center is appealing a judge’s decision dismissing their lawsuit that challenged the use of Rocky Flats Nuclear weapons manufacturing site as a wildlife refuge open to hikers and bikers. The refuge contains about 11 miles of trials where triggers for nuclear warheads were assembled for over 40 years and was closed decades ago.

KGNU’s Rossana Longo Better spoke with Randall Weiner, the attorney for the Peace and Justice Center  who says the controversy started with the placement of this nuclear facility just upwind of Denver.



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