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Rocky Flats plutonium in offsite soils

Rocky Flats plutonium in offsite soils. On February 24, 1970 The Colorado Committee for Environmental Information, Subcommittee on Rocky Flats publicized its report “Plutonium Contamination in the Denver Area.” In late August 1969, following the Mother’s Day 1969 fire at Rocky Flats, Drs. Edward Martell and S.E. Poet of the National Center for Atmospheric Research […]

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Rockwell Sues Government in Rocky Flats Dispute

Rockwell sues government in Rocky Flats dispute on September 21, 1989. In its press release Rockwell sued the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to seek judicial determination of the government’s and Rockwell’s obligation under the company’s contract to manage DOE’s Rocky Flats Plant, near Golden, Colorado. “In its complaint, the Company […]

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The Rocky Flats Refuge Preliminary Injunction Table is Set

The Rocky Flats Refuge Preliminary Injunction Table is Set on June 14, 2017 – Updated August 30, 2017. On May 31, 2017 Plaintiffs filed a Motion for Preliminary Junction to stop US Fish and Wildlife Service from constructing trails and a visitor center at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. The May 31, 2017 information […]

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Areas marked to avoid Rocky Flats spray irrigation – Photo

Max Dodson, EPA Region VIII, Director Water Management Division issued Rocky Flats its 1984 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit that allowed Spray Irrigation. There were to be no discharges with the exception of weather conditions.The EPA did not consider the enormous volume of sewage treatment plant effluent compared to available surface area or what […]