Litaor, Iggy


Title
Litaor, Iggy
Creator:
Litaor, Iggy(Michael), 1951-, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2004
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Description:

People: Peter Folger, Bob Card, Carl Johnson, Professor Kirk Nordstrom
Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant
Subjects: work as soil scientist for Rocky Flats(environmental assessment, migration of plutonium in soil, migration of actinides in soil, effect of wet weather, soil saturation in 1995, recommendations for cleanup of site that he studied, opinion about claims of activists, politics of layoff at time of controversial findings, papers published with findings), work environment at Rocky Flats(camaraderie between workers, protective equipment, layoffs when Kaiser Hill took over), security at Rocky Flats(lack of Q-clearance due to Israeli citizenship, effect of secrecy at Rocky Flats), management of Rocky Flats by DOE(Department of Defense), EG&G, and Kaiser Hill (inefficiency, waste of money, micro-management by DOE), laboratory vs. field work, Actinide Migration Study Group.

Subject:
Litaor, Iggy (Michael), 1951-
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons plants Environmental aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Health aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Plutonium Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1205
Copyright:
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