Jon S. Lipsky

Jon S. Lipsky
Lipsky, Jon S., 1954-, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer;
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People: Bill Smith (EPA staff person), Ken Fimberg (U.S. Attorney’s office), Mike Norton (U.S. Attorney), Al Divers (expert in reading infrared system tapes), Ron Avery (Rocky Flats Supervisor), Jacque Brever (Rocky Flats worker and whistleblower), Dominic Sanchini (Rocky Flats manager), Bonnie Exner (environmental activist), Sherman Finesilver (U.S. District Court Judge)


Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant


Topics: work as FBI agent investigating environmental crimes, FBI investigation into Rocky Flats including flyovers to gather evidence of violations, FBI raid of Rocky Flats (decision to proceed, politics, planning, collection of material at Rocky Flats), Grand Jury investigation of Rocky Flats, Department of Justice (decision not to indict individuals, plea agreement and fine against Rockwell), Wolpe Congressional Committee investigation of Rocky Flats, resignation from FBI, cooperation with authors of book “The Ambushed Grand Jury”, concerns about Rocky Flats closure/cleanup/Wildlife Refuge, activities after resignation from FBI.


Lipsky, Jon S., 1954-
United States. Dept. of Justice
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons plants Environmental aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Offenses against the environment Colorado Golden.
Radioactive waste disposal Colorado.
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