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BEVATRON! (update)
by Oaks4Peace News Crunchers
Thursday Jun 25th, 2009 12:57 PM
OAKS4PEACE: "Has anything radioactive been removed?"
LBNL: "I don't know."

LBNL: "Some are in containers, some are covered in tarps..."
OAKS4PEACE: "Radioactive material would be covered in tarps?"
LBNL: "There... there... [pause].. it just depends on what's being shipped."

OAKS4PEACE: "Has anything radioactive been removed?"
LBNL: "I don't know."

LBNL: "Some are in containers, some are covered in tarps..."
OAKS4PEACE: "Radioactive material would be covered in tarps?"
LBNL: "There... there... [pause].. it just depends on what's being shipped."

OAKS4PEACE: "Is there more oversight now that Obama's president? Are things safer?"
LBNL: "I don't understand the question. [...] It's the same plan."

LBNL: "All are turcks are labeled per state law."
Citizen: "Labeled where?"
LBNL: "I don't know exactly..."

Citizen: "I was kind of concerned about Malcom X School, because that's on Ashby..."
LBNL: "Where not sure if we are going down Ashby or not, the city has requested we go down Ashby."


BEVATRON PART 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovh48u-AO4U

BEVATRON PART 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYGQiUcRpBw

BEVATRON PART 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urqfZ04x4Eo

Deconstruction:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYvzqtxJj1A

The issue of Building 51 and the Bevatron apparatus was not on the counsel agenda this past week. The city counsel however did allow 1 speaker from each side to speak briefly on the issues. Speaking on behalf of the Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste was Pamela Shilova. One spokesperson came to speak on behalf of the lab. The counsel itself only showed a deep concern for possible damage to street infrastructure, not for the health and safety of citizens. The LBNL spokesperson offered no new information, opting to only public answer one question regarding the roads. He was questioned at the door, regarding safety and oversight.

CONTACT

Steven Chu: The.Secretary [at] hq.doe.gov

1-800-dial-DOE (1-800-342-5363)
1-202-586-5000 (Main Switchboard)
Fax: 202-586-4403

U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
§Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste
by Oaks4Peace News Crunchers Thursday Jun 25th, 2009 12:57 PM
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BEVATRON PART 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovh48u-AO4U

BEVATRON PART 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYGQiUcRpBw

BEVATRON PART 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urqfZ04x4Eo

Deconstruction:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYvzqtxJj1A
§LBNL Spokesperson
by Oaks4Peace News Crunchers Thursday Jun 25th, 2009 12:57 PM
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BEVATRON PART 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovh48u-AO4U

BEVATRON PART 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYGQiUcRpBw

BEVATRON PART 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urqfZ04x4Eo

Deconstruction:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYvzqtxJj1A

Comments  (Hide Comments)

by mc
Friday Jun 26th, 2009 9:59 AM
since the radioactive materials exist, what do folks think should be done with them?
should they be kept where they are? should they be transported, but in a different way? should a different route be taken when transporting them?

im just wondering what alternatives people would want.

thanks for posting this and showing how clueless lbnl seem to be about the whole thing.
by Alt Crunchers
Friday Jun 26th, 2009 1:31 PM
Good Question. The first alternative would be to secure the materials where they stand. Reinforce the walls, store materials there on site.

Baring that, the question is why go drive through Berkeley, when it would be easier to drive the back way down the hill, then briefly go through a sparsely populated area of the Orinda area. Then hit the freeway on the way out.

Then there's the issue of being frank on the issues. If this is all safe, then why the smoke the mirrors? Why the non-responses? The lab and the current administration need to have proper oversight and need to openly communicate the process of demolition.

Being honest is an alternative, a less populated route and just as quick route, and of course just storing things there.

Lastly, the school keeps arresting Runningwolf after returning from Bevatron meetings, so stopping that would be an alternative plan too.