You can also join Gaia as a contributing author and help us connect readers to people and ideas that fuel a conscious life. Silkwood became an activist in the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union in order to protest health and safety issues. There have been a number of nuclear whistleblowers, often nuclear engineers, who have identified safety concerns about nuclear power and nuclear weapons production. Still, no instructions were issued after five failed inspections in 1970. For doing this despite the occupational disadvantages he had to accept as a consequence, Moormann was awarded the whistleblower award of the Federation of German Scientists (VDW) and of the German section of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA). Browns Ferry nuclear power plant construction began in 1966. Like our members, Gaia staff are driven by curiosity, passion and the desire to grow, as we continue on our own spiritual journeys and quests.  A lawsuit was then filed once again against Fernald by former employees several years later in 1990. A former Region 9 whistleblower investigator who agreed to speak on the condition of anonymity said managers consider the quantity of cases closed more important than the … There have been a number of nuclear whistleblowers, often nuclear engineers, who have identified safety concerns about nuclear power and nuclear weapons production. UFO Whistleblower Karl Wolfe Killed in Mysterious Accident. (1983). Over the course of sixteen years, Putney filed a total of fourteen shareholder resolutions. Wolfe went public with these revelations in 2001 during Greer’s release of the project at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Wolfe’s testimony revealed that he was taken into a dark room where images from NASA’s Lunar Orbiter were being developed and stitched together into composite images called “mosaics.”. As a result of going to the NRC, Galatis experienced "subtle forms of harassment, retaliation, and intimidation".. She had promised to bring proof the plant was unsafe; no documents were in the car", "Environment: The Struggle over Nuclear Power", "20 memorable whistleblowers in the U.S.", "Expert Opinion Of Charles Frank Barnaby in The Matter of Mordechai Vanunu", "BBC - Press Office - Mordechai Vanunu interview", "Paying The Price For Blowing The Whistle", "Whistle-blower Tells Of Nuclear-plant Fears He Disagreed With Bosses Over Safety Issues In Allentown And Was Fired. Subsequently, Goldstein filed suit under federal nuclear whistleblower statutes. According to The New York Times, for three years, Gundersen "was awakened by harassing phone calls in the middle of the night" and he "became concerned about his family's safety". images from NASA’s Lunar Orbiter were being developed and stitched together.