WIPP update: Critic doubts accuracy of test results on exposed workers

A lot of news outlets are running stories today saying that the DOE has determined that none of the workers at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant were exposed to dangerous amounts of radiation in the February 14 incident. The Albuquerque Journal added this, however:

WIPP critic Don Hancock, of the Southwest Information and Research Center in Albuquerque, complained that the tests, of the employees’ urine, would not have detected some types of radioactive lung exposure in the workers.

Here’s a link: http://www.abqjournal.com/363355/news/tests-wipp-staff-not-at-risk.html

About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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