Honeyman, Bruce D.

Honeyman, Bruce D.
Honeyman, Bruce D., 1953-, interviewee; Sanborn, Joan, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
December 16, 2015
Date digitized:
December 16, 2015
Length of interview:
46 minutes, 03 seconds

Dr. Honeyman is an Associate Vice President for Research at the Colorado School of Mines. In this interview he talks about his involvement with Rocky Flats, from about 1997 to 2002: providing Kaiser Hill with expert analysis of remediation efforts; his scientific research; and his roles on the Citizens Advisory Board (CAB) and Scientific Advisory Board. Honeyman compares Rocky Flats to other U.S. sites with nuclear materials. He shares thoughts about the impact of Rocky Flats on his career, including challenges, stresses, and lessons learned—emphasizing the tension of working with the public as a scientist. Honeyman also weighs in on the lasting health concerns associated with Rocky Flats.


Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plants Environmental Aspects Colorado
Radioactive waste sites Cleanup Colorado Rocky Flats
Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plants Health Aspects Colorado
Radioactive decontamination Colorado Rocky Flats
Plutonium Colorado Rocky Flats
Original Format:
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This interview is part of a collection focused on the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant. Interview was conducted by Colorado School of Mines student Joan Sanborn, for her own research, and then donated to the Maria Rogers Oral History Program.
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