Card, Robert


Title
Card, Robert
Creator:
Card, Robert, 1953-, interviewee; Nordhaus, Hannah, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2005
Date digitized:
December 8, 2005
Length of interview:
59 minutes, 16 seconds
Description:

Robert Card discusses the cleanup of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant and site from his perspective of having been the CEO of Kaiser-Hill, the contractor that reduced the cleanup from a planned seventy years and $37 billion to an actual eleven years and $7 billion. He talks about Kaiser-Hill’s innovative approaches; relationships with workers, people in nearby communities, and community activists; and describes some of the buildings involved in the cleanup.

Subject:
Card, Robert, 1953-
Kaiser-Hill Company.
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S)
Hazardous waste site remediation Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Safety aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Radioactive waste sites Cleanup Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
Original Format:
digital mini DV
Notes:
This interview is part of a series on Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.
Local call number:
OH1393
Copyright:
Copyright restrictions applying to the use or reproduction of oral history interviews are available from the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History/Boulder Public Library.
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