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Monday, February 23, 2015

Nuclear Lab Whistleblower Case Moves Forward

"...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..."

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

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know the real story here? It can't be a simple as this article makes it out to be, innocent David battles the evil LANL Goliath.

Anonymous said...

Another reference to the LANS "retaliation" story:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/16/senior-doe-official-wants-probe-into-firing-of-los-alamos-dissident.html

Anonymous said...

Read the draft IG report. Also read http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/report-lanl-officer-s-lax-practices-led-to-disclosure-of/article_72cb2d95-d6b9-520f-8e1c-ffa72c7df8e6.html

Anonymous said...

LANS Legal has more money than this guy to use in legal stalling actions. They'll simply bog him down in court with endless appeals until he dies.

Poor guy.

Anonymous said...

Nope - DOE Office of Enforcement will show up any day now. This suit will fall apart as LANS is fined big time for exactly the misdeeds being alleged in the suit.

Anonymous said...

Nope - DOE Office of Enforcement will show up any day now.

February 25, 2015 at 8:35 PM

That's why I have all my belongings in a couple of boxes at TA-55. I'm ready for the Feds to come blazing in with night vision, handcuffs, tanks, and M-16s like they did at Rocky any day now. "Be prepared" folks, I was a Boy Scout.

On June 6, 1986, a convoy of about 30 vehicles carrying more than 70 armed FBI agents and the EPA raided Rocky for environmental crimes. Sound familiar?

Anonymous said...

"...LANS Legal has more money than this guy to use in legal stalling actions. They'll simply bog him down in court with endless appeals until he dies.

Poor guy..."

Historically correct on all points, but this case may prove otherwise. This former Lab employee has the ear of political figures outside of LANSLLNS now. A modus operandi is emerging at some of these DOE Contractor managed labs.

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