Truck Shipments
of Low-Level Radioactive Waste
from Fernald Ohio
Leaked Liquid

December 16, 1997 --- Press Release: Nuclear Waste Project Office: "Truck Shipments of Low-Level Radioactive Waste from Fernald Ohio Leaked Liquid

December 16, 1997 --- Press Release: Senator Richard Bryan blasts DOE for shoddy, dangerous shipments of low-level radioactive waste following DOE announcement of leaking transportation canisters in Nevada and Arizona.

December 17, 1997 --- Shipments of a waste liquid from Fernald, Ohio, did not threaten the public, a DOE spokesman says. By Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

December 19, 1997 -- Senator calls for safer routes for nuke waste, press account (Las Vegas Sun)

December 19, 1997 --- Letter from Governor Bob Miller to the Honorable Federico Pena, Secretary of Energy.

January 28, 1998 --- Letter from Energy Secretary Federico Pena to Governor Bob Miller. (The Secretary's letter explains DOE's approach to assessing the cause of the Fernald low-level radioactive wastes "Leakage" incident -- several attachments are also included with the letter.)

March 13, 1998 -- "State Review Comments Type B Accident Investigation Board Report [12/15/997] Leakage of Waste Containers near Kingman, Arizona." Letter from Robert R. Loux, Agency For Nuclear Projects to David R. Kozlowski, DOE/Ohio

March 24, 1998 -- Press Release, Governor's Office "Nevada review of DOE report finds public safety concerns go unaddressed"

April 1, 1998 -- Letter from David R.Kozlowski, DOE Fernald to Robert R Loux, State of Nevada NWPO. (This is DOE's response letter to the State of Nevada's Comments on the Type B Investigation Report)


 


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