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Statement of Joe La Grone, Manager, Oak Ridge Operations, U.S. Department of Energy, Before the subcommittees on Energy Research and Production and Oversight and Investigation of the House Committee on Science and Technology
Subject Terms:
Y-12 Plant, mercury; lithium, report, statement; science and technology; thermonuclear weapons
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email:
Document Categories:
Science and Technology\General
Document Type:
Declassification Status:
Never classified
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Accession Number:
Document Number(s):
702522, KRR-1204
Originating Research Org.:
Department of Energy-Oak Ridge Operations Office
OpenNet Entry Date:
1998 Sep 01
This document concerns a statement given by the manager of Oak Ridge Operations dated July 11, 1983, in response to a released 1977 report entitled "Mercury Inventory at Y-12 Plant 1950 through 1977." Release of this information resulted in a lot of concern and questions from the media, state and federal regulatory bodies, and local citizens. Included are photographs of the mercury plant, sampling results and sites, a 1983 Memorandum of Understanding, and DOE newsletter.

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