Dominic J. Sanchini, Rockwell President at Rocky Flats, 1986-1989, Diary book 4 of 13

Diary Book 4 of 13 unclassified version of Dominic J. Sanchini, Rockwell President at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.

Authored by Dominic J. Sanchini, Rockwell President at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, beginning October 28, 1986.

Sanchini took his diaries home after the FBI/EPA raid of June 6, 1989 then returned them to Rocky Flats during the raid. U.S. Department of Energy reviewed the diaries for classification and redacted the classified portions. In 1992 Congressman Howard Wolpe subpoenaed Sanchini’s diaries and the diaries were made publicly available.

The provenance for Sanchini’s diary books: All 13 Sanchini diaries on steno pads were seized by Jon Lipsky, FBI, on June 10, 1989; U.S. Department of Energy reviewed each diary for classified material and the diaries have redaction notations due to classified material not for public consumption, no chain of custody form available; the diaries were inventoried in the second Rocky Flats search warrant Return, case number 89-753M that was filed with the U.S. District Court, Denver, Colorado on June 23, 1989 on page 5 and additional information is available at https://rockyflatsambushedgrandjury.com/3231-2/ . On January 14, 1993 John E. Collingwood, FBI, transferred the 13 unclassified diaries to Congress and additional information is available at https://rockyflatsambushedgrandjury.com/3283-2/.

Some excerpts from Book 4:

Page 18 – redacted due classification “Secret.”

Page 29 – “Mixed Waste – EPA – Lawry (sic) [Lowry] Land Fill LTR saying we didn’t know our SVC was going to ???”

Page 33 – “11-17-86, Gary Huffman, Report on 771, 44-Findings, – accepting exposure to HF …”

Page 34 – “Not reporting all incidents – workers have no confidence in dosimetry program”

Page 35 – “Crit Infrac not reported – Supervisor asked for employees NOT reportin infraction – Radiation monitors not reporting all they’ve found.”

Page 66 – ” – Pu Health Study (LANL) – neg headlines – Carl Johnson Jeff Co Now Idaho Hlth Dr. – Funding for envir cleanup – where does $ come from.”

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