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Study: Risk of contracting cancer in Amchitka low

...contracting cancer caused by a nuclear leak at Amchitka Island are "infinitely low." The study...residue from three underground atomic tests on Amchitka more than 30 years ago. Amchitka is unpopulated but people who live on other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120902/sta_study.shtml
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Scientists predict future radiation danger at Amchitka site

...plants and animals in the waters around Amchitka Island last summer found no sign of seepage...blasts will eventually start leaking from Amchitka and remain dangerous for thousands of...according to the report released Monday. Amchitka, located 1,340 miles southwest of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080305/sta_20050803027.shtml
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Alaska tsunami warning canceled

The Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas from Unimak Pass (80 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor) to Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles west of Adak), according to the Tsunami Warning Center.No destructive tsunami has been recorded...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-23/tsunami-warning-effect-some-alaska-coas
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7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...miles west, a tsunami wave of about 7 inches was reported at Amchitka Island, Zidek said. The wave diminished the further it traveled...Force officials said there was no damage to the air station.Amchitka Island is where the government tested nuclear weapons underground...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/79-quake-aleutians-spawns-small-tsunami
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Feds interview workers exposed to radiation

FAIRBANKS - Don Lowell remembers Amchitka Island rocking like a boat in stormy...meeting last week for those who worked on Amchitka Island and now may be sick from radiation...Don Weber, program director for the Amchitka Workers' Medical Surveillance Program...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071502/sta_radiation.shtml
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Alaska nuclear test workers will be screened for illness

...represented the estimated 1,500 to 2,000 Amchitka Island workers. The funds will pay for...more than $1.25 million. Many former Amchitka workers have developed cancer and other...conducted three underground tests on Amchitka. The last, a 5-megaton blast set...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110999/Loc_nukes.html
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State Briefs

...terminal through public tours. Amchitka vets may get benefits ANCHORAGE...new Veterans Affairs regulations, Amchitka military personnel who developed...The workers were stationed on Amchitka Island, near the end of the Aleutians...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022502/sta_stbriefs.shtml
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This Day in History

...In 1969, the first load of sea otters were relocated from Amchitka Island in the Aleutians to the Porcupine Islands in Southeast Alaska in anticipation of nuclear bomb tests at Amchitka. In the nation In 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally...

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This Day in History

...contents of a scientific report, kept secret for 10 months, warned of earthquake risk from underground nuclear tests on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. In 1974, two bulldozer teams met at the South Fork of the Koyukuk River, completing the 360-mile...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092904/sta_history.shtml
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First undersea volcano discovered in Aleutians

...mapped the first confirmed undersea volcano in the Aleutian Islands. The volcano rises more than 1,900 feet from the floor of Amchitka Pass and may be the next Aleutian island. The black lava rock reaches within 380 feet of the surface and supports a profusion...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081203/sta_volcano.shtml
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