Out in the cold; America’s cold war energy workers

September 27th, 2004 by

For energy workers in the United States, the cold war is nowhere near over. Why? Because the Energy Department (DOE), the Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) seem to be playing “keystone cops” with the lives of thousands of these American citizens. Hang on. This is not a pretty story.
During the Cold War, many workers employed in the nation