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Suffolk Closeup

  • Publication: Southampton Press
  • Published on: Nov 16, 2020
  • Columnist: Karl Grossman
After nearly 25 years, a lawsuit charging that radioactive discharges from Brookhaven National Laboratory have caused cancers and other illnesses in people in nearby communities is moving forward — slowly,... more

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