|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 16 Nov 2009 22:07:46 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, VOCs: Livermore Lab (CA) cleanup|
Miles to go on Livermore nuclear lab cleanupQuarrels remain as the Northern California community and the federal government search for an affordable and environmental solution.
By Ralph Vartabedian Los Angeles Times November 13, 2009The Energy Department is spending $328 million to clean up two separate areas of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -- the agency's largest nuclear-weapons cleanup project in California.
The cleanup is relatively minor compared with others in the U.S., but it still has led to conflicts between the local community and the federal government as both search for a solution that is affordable and environmentally acceptable.
Livermore is one of two U.S. labs that designed nuclear weapons. It continues to conduct research into plutonium behavior, high-powered lasers, computer-simulated nuclear reactions and other areas.
... For the entire article, see http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-radiation-livermore13-2009nov13,0,4349620.story -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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