Workplace Climate of Retaliation at Hanford

By: Wednesday November 20, 2013 7:03 pm

On Monday, Hanford whistleblower Donna Busche filed a new complaint against her employer, Department of Energy (DOE) contractor Bechtel, alleging retaliation in the workplace after she voiced concerns over safety issues at the huge Cold War era contaminated site. She alleges “URS and Bechtel officials excluded her from meetings and belittled her authority.” She also alleges that “she has experienced continued harassment, isolation, exclusion, and unwarranted criticism as she tries to ensure that one of the largest environmental cleanup efforts in the world is completed safely.”

 

Westlands: 300,000 Acres of Hot Water Perfect for a FOX Teabag

By: Saturday May 16, 2009 6:00 pm

Last week, FOX pulled out all the teabags for their newest victim, a notorious water district in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Meet their victim of the month, Westside Water District: half the size of Connecticut, laden with farmers who get triple Federal subsidies (crop, water, electricity), and in hock to us all for $480 million.

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