|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:52:22 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, HEALTH: Idaho National Laboratory accident report|
Sobering report places responsibility for plutonium contamination on
Idaho lab managers
by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman January 23, 2012The contamination of 16 workers at the Idaho National Laboratory's Materials Fuels Complex in November shook the nuclear establishment in eastern Idaho to its core.
It appears today that none of the workers are suffering any immediate effects from the uncontrolled release of oxidized plutonium from package of weapons grade plutonium at the retired zero power physics reactor. But the break down in basic safety measures the accident revealed hit the site like nothing seen since the early 1990s.
Now the Department of Energy has released its accident investigation report and the soul searching continues.
... For the entire article, seehttp://voices.idahostatesman.com/2012/01/23/rockybarker/ sobering_report_places_responsibility_plutonium_contamination_id
For the official accident report, go tohttp://hss.energy.gov/sesa/corporatesafety/aip/docs/accidents/typea/ INL_AI_Report_11-08-2011.pdf
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