June 7, 1989 Colorado Compliance Order at Rocky Flats

Colorado Department of Health (CDH) Compliance Order 89-06-07-01 at the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, Golden, Colorado

June 7, 1989 by Frederick R. Dowsett and David C. Shelton

Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, Golden, Colorado

Note that Colorado environmental violations were documented since June 1988 and the Colorado Health Department action was delayed: oversight fees over safety. The June 6, 1989 FBI/EPA search warrant at Rocky Flats prompted the Colorado Health Department to issue its Compliance Order as negotiations to obtain U.S. Department of Energy oversight funding had stalled.

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