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Manager says safety issues are ignored at Hanford nuclear site

Publié par Clifford Armion le 14/02/2013

Ralph Vartabedian

The long-troubled project to clean up radioactive waste in Hanford, Wash., has come under attack from another senior manager, the third to assert that top executives are ignoring serious problems in the plant's design.
Donna Busche, the manager of environmental and nuclear safety for San Francisco-based URS Corp., alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that executives at the $13.4-billion project attempted to suppress her warnings and were working to fire her.
Busche, a nuclear engineer and health physicist, alleged that pressure to meet deadlines led the company to retaliate against her for insisting on stringent safety practices at the former nuclear weapons complex.
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"Manager says safety issues are ignored at Hanford nuclear site", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2013. Consulté le 17/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/manager-says-safety-issues-are-ignored-at-hanford-nuclear-site