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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Los Alamos National Labs -- Millionaire Scientists Profiting from Pollution, Lies, and Firing Whistleblowers

In 2013 a contract employee at the Los Alamos National Laboratory found himself stripped of his security clearance and suspended from his job shortly after he published an article arguing the benefits of getting rid of nuclear weapon stockpiles.

This month he begins mediation with the lab after his second whistleblower claim was accepted by the National Nuclear Security Administration. Dr. James Doyle worked at the Los Alamos lab, one of the laboratories in the Department of Energy nuclear complex, for 17 years. Prior to submitting his article for publication, he had it reviewed by a classification analyst at the lab, met with the director of the security office to address any concerns, and made it clear in the article that he was providing his own opinion as an individual and not as an Energy Department employee.

But just two days after the article was published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Dr. Doyle was accused of disclosing classified information. Lab officials searched his personal computer, retroactively classified the article, and suspended his security clearance. Dr. Doyle was understandably confused and filed a complaint alleging that lab officials were retaliating against him for expressing unpopular opinions in the article.

After filing the complaint, Dr. Doyle was fired from his position at the lab and his whistleblower complaint was rejected. While the Department maintains that his termination was due to budget cuts, Dr. Doyle believes it was due to his push-back against the retroactive classification of his article.

http://www.pogo.org/blog/2015/01/20150120-nuclear-lab-whistleblower-case-moves-forward.html

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http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/lanl-vents-toxic-ground-vapors-raising-air-quality-concerns/article_e744de0a-4a7b-5f48-ba53-027625b93011.html

Millionaire scientists at Los Alamos figure the best way to cleanup their ground mess, is to vacuum it up then dilute it into the atmosphere….seriously.


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the cleanup began with the lab releasing the radioactive/toxic chemical gases directly into the air without filters. The state’s Environment Department approved the change (vent to air without filters) without public notice.
Just your common run of the mill government bastards. That area is beautiful too, now ruined like all the other beautiful spots by pin headed government bodies. To be "governed" is to suffer under psychos….such is human psychology. Thus the earth was lost
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Yes. stock. TY. The United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Laboratories do not have any respect for the Laws of the United States, and much less concern for preserving Human Life. Instance after instance bears witness to these statements. Nothing but lies and obfuscation has come from the DOE and LANL.
It seems peculiar to me that of the gases vented no mention was made of radon, xenon, or uranium hexafluoride, or any other of the myriad of radioactive gases that are certainly being released into the environment. LANL is a Nuclear Weapons Manufacturing Facility; not an auto-body repair shop.
The DOE admitted to venting radioactive gases into the environment for two months following the February 14th Plutonium and Americium explosions of LANL waste in the waste storage area at WIPP, which contaminated the whole of the underground facility.
http://www.wipp.energy.gov/wipprecovery/photo_video.html
The DOE vented WIPP in September and October unfiltered prior to the "fan test" Oct. 20th. Local residents detected these releases, and the gamma increases can be seen on EURDEP charts during that interval.
https://allegedlyapparent.wordpress.com/
One note of interest, while interviewing Carlsbadians in September I was told that radioactive drums at LANL burned and black smoke "ran down" into the valley town of White Rock during the Los Conchas fire in June 2011.
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/06/27/new.mexico.los.alamos/
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Sociopathic Millionaires stroking Their Precious

http://www.abqjournal.com/67326/news/los-alamos-tops-nation-in-millionaires.html

According to the November edition of Kiplinger, reporting on a study by the financial services firm Phoenix Marketing International, 11.7 percent of Los Alamos households are worth more than $1 million.



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