Berkeley Community Survey of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


"Tritium Trickle Down" Berkeley Community protest of LBNL's site contamination and waste management was recorded on the north side of the UC Berkeley ...and later that day up on the hill during the Lab's Open House October 18, 1997. Produced by Berkeley Citizen 1997 All labor donated.

Speakers include: Henry Clark, West County Toxics Coalition, Pamela Sihvola, Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste, (CMTW), John Selawsky, Carol Denney - “Tritium Trickle Down”, Carolyn Erbele, L A Wood, Maudelle Shirek, Berkeley City Council Dist. 3, Michael Freund, Esq., Chris Kavanagh, Kriss Worthington, Berkeley City Council Dist. 7, Rena Wolfe, Jamie Caseber, Jacqueline Cabasso, Western States Legal Foundation, Sally Light, Tri Valley Cares, Patricia Sun.

A Berkeley Community Survey of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Excerpts from hour-long cable access program was broadcast live in 1996 on BTV Channel 25, now Ch28. This was produced as a citizen introduction to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Discussions include LBNL’s management of radioactive and mixed waste, radiation contamination, regulatory oversight, and fire.

Participants in the roundtable: Phil Klasky of Ban Waste, Gene Bernardi and Fredrica Drotos, Berkeley residents and members of the Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste (CMTW), and program host, L A Wood, Berkeley Citizen, associate producer. Special Thanks to the Lawrence Hall of Science and to Reed Edwards and Robin Wendt of the Berkeley National Laboratory, historic photos. Special mention to John Thomas for the use of his dinning room oak table. Video inserts of LBNL courtesy of Berkeley Citizen.

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