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Public hearing will be held on Resolution 127

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - A public hearing will be held on Resolution 127 tonight. The measure petitions Congress to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act of 1990 to include Guam and to improve and increase compensation for those affected by ionizing radiation. The resolution is in line with efforts of the Pacific Association of Radiation Survivors or PARS which for several years has been pushing Congress to provide compensation to island residents who were exposed to nuclear fallout from tests conducted during and after world war two. The hearing on Resolution 127 is scheduled for 5:30pm today in the Legislature's Public Hearing Room.

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