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Part I: Project Rulison Protester Remembers the Bomb

The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, now called the Department of Energy, was experimenting with ways to use atomic energy in a "friendly" way back...

Is the Rulison Nuclear Site Too “Hot” to Drill?

A 43-kiloton nuclear bomb was exploded in 1969 in an experiment called the "Rulison Project" by the US Department of Energy to free up...

Rulison Families Fight Drilling in Nuclear Test Zone

An oil and gas drilling company wants to drill within three-quarters of a mile from the 40-acre nuclear test site in Rulison and three...