Kate Moore tells the story of how these dial painters took on the radium companies that made them sick—as they were dying of radium poisoning. Their lawsuits were key to reinforcing the U.S.’s nascent workplace safety laws.
Tom Carpenter Executive Director of Hanford Challenge
TO CREATE A FUTURE FOR THE HANFORD NUCLEAR SITE THAT SECURES HUMAN HEALTH AND SAFETY, ADVANCES ACCOUNTABILITY, AND PROMOTES A SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACY. Our goal for Hanford is a site that performs its cleanup obligations in a transparent, efficient, creative manner at a reasonable cost to the taxpayer and in a fashion that protects health and safety, the environment, and future generations.