Brever, Jacque


Title
Brever, Jacque
Creator:
Brever, Jacque(Jacqueline), 1957-, interviewee; Moore, LeRoy, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
1999
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

Jacque Brever was hired at Rocky Flats in 1982, when she was 25 years old. She started in the cafeteria, worked her way into a position as chemical operator, and became a whistleblower after the 1989 FBI raid. In this interview Jacque talks at length about her personal experiences on the job: training for her postion, the work she did, what she struggled against, description of plant processes, safety breaches, years of harassment, and personal attacks after she agreed to testify before the grand jury. Jacque also filed a separate law suit, which was dismissed. She describes her move to Grand Junction and rebuilding her life while getting bachelors and masters degrees in the field of environmental science.

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Subject:
Brever, Jacque (Jacqueline), 1957-.
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons industry Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Health aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Plutonium Colorado Rocky Flats.
Radiation Health aspects.
Radiation Injuries.
Radiation Monitoring.
Radioactive decontamination Colorado Rocky Flats.
Whistle blowing United States.
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1498
Copyright:
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