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New Mexico group to keep pressing Congress on Trinity test


March 15, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Residents of a New Mexico Hispanic village near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test plan to return to Washington, D.C., to press Congress about compensation.

The Tularosa Basin Downwinders are holding a second annual benefit on Sunday in Albuquerque to raise money so members can speak before a Congressional committee about the effects of the Trinity Test on generations of Tularosa residents.

Organizers say a recent nearby fire has not canceled the event.

Members of the consortium say many who lived in the area weren't told about the dangers and were dia...

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