Hanford Nuclear Nightmares – before Covid times – being addressed by
Hanford Challenge Executive Director Tom Carpenter
at January, 2018 Senate hearings.
This Week’s Featured Interview:
- Hanford Nuclear and Covid nightmares get explained and exposed by Tom Carpenter, Executive Director of Hanford Challenge, the Washington state watchdog group. He is an attorney and worked as the Director of the Nuclear Oversight Campaign for the Government Accountability Project from 1985 to 2007. Previously, Tom founded Cincinnati Alliance for Responsible Energy (CARE) and served on the Cincinnati Mayor’s Environmental Advisory Council. In this interview, he provides background on the current status of the neverending clean-up, how Hanford has become a budgetary football for the current administration, and the impact of Covid19 on the site’s safety.
Even John Oliver has had his eye on Hanford.
Activist Support Links:
- Cleaning Up the Cold War’s Nuclear Legacy at Hanford
- Nuclear Power Safety and the COVID-19 Pandemic by Ed Lyman
- U.S. Congress Kept in the Dark about Government Nuclear Negotiations with Saudi Arabia
- Trump’s Push to use Global Aid for Nuclear Projects Alarms Development Groups
Libbe HaLevy (Lee-BEE ha-LAY-vee) is The Nuclear Awareness Expert, an international speaker and author, and producer/host of Nuclear Hotseat, a weekly program on nuclear issues, now in its 9th year. The show is downloaded in 123 countries, syndicated for broadcast nationally by Pacifica, and has more than 460 episodes available on this website, NuclearHotseat.com. Libbe takes the confusion out of understanding complex nuclear issues and empowers people with the best ways they can protect themselves from the ever-present dangers of nuclear radiation. A survivor of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island from just one mile away, she never wants you to face the kind of nuclear terror that she did. Her book is YES, I GLOW IN THE DARK: One Mile from Three Mile Island to Fukushima and Nuclear Hotseat, available on Amazon.