Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | September 23, 2011

Infamous Anniversaries: 23 September 1992 – Last U.S. nuclear test

The ‘Divider’ test on 23 September 1992 was the last of 1,032 nuclear tests conducted by the United States. Ninety percent of these tests had been carried out at the Nevada Test Site. The increasingly evident effects for downwinders fueled protests that eventually led to the adoption – with bipartisan support – of legislation on a moratorium by the U.S. Congress that was signed by U.S. President George Bush (Rep.).

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