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The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant's cooling units emit steam into the night air. (Michael Williamson The Washington Post)

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Thousands of uranium workers in Kentucky were unwittingly exposed to plutonium and other highly radioactive metals at a federally owned plant where contamination spread through work areas, locker rooms and even cafeterias, a Washington Post investigation has found.

Bomb Part Storage at Ky. Plant Disclosed (The Washington Post, Feb. 11, 2000)

Paducah Plant Hid Risk From Workers (The Washington Post, Dec. 23, 1999)

Aid for Nuclear Workers Sought: Bill Eyes $100,000 Each for Cancers at Paducah, Other Plants (The Washington Post, Nov. 18, 1999)

Gun Makers and the Market (The Washington Post, Nov. 16, 1999)

Energy Dept. Faults Paducah Contractors: Deficient Plant Hazard Warnings Cited (The Washington Post, Oct. 21, 1999)

Cleanup Effort at Paducah Questioned (The Washington Post, Oct. 16, 1999)

Radiation Risks Long Concealed: Paducah Plant Memos Show Fear Of Public Outcry (The Washington Post, Sept. 21, 1999)

Sick Paducah Workers May Get Compensation (The Washington Post, Sept. 16, 1999)

Safety Measures Ordered at Uranium Plant (The Washington Post, Sept. 15, 1999)

A Uranium Plant in Suspension: Paducah Idled For a Day to Review Safety (The Washington Post, Sept. 10, 1999)

Paducah Closed for a Day to Review Safety (The Washington Post, Sept. 10, 1999)

Paducah Workers Sue Firms for Leaks (The Washington Post, Sept. 4, 1999)

Radioactive Ooze Found in Paducah (The Washington Post, Aug. 29, 1999)

Evidence Mounts in Paducah (The Washington Post, Aug. 22, 1999)

Paducah's Silent Witness: Excessive Uranium Level Found in Worker's Bones (The Washington Post, Aug. 22, 1999)

Radioactive Gold: Did It Go to Market?: Metal Recycled From Warheads Wasn't Screened, Nuclear Workers Charge (The Washington Post, Aug. 14, 1999)

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