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Updated: July 16, 2008

NIST Deputy Director Dr. James Turner testified on plutonium spill at NIST Boulder, CO, laboratory

On July 15, NIST Deputy Director Dr. James Turner testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation (Wu, D-OR, Chairman) on the June 9, 2008, release of plutonium at the NIST Boulder Laboratoryand on NIST's environment, health, and safety (EH&S) practices. View Dr. Turner's statement. View House Science and Technology Committee Press Release (majority). View House Science and Technology Commmittee Press Release (minority).


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