Department of Energy's Management of Health and Safety Issues at Its Gaseous Diffusion Plants in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Piketon, Ohio: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, March 22, 2000
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Page 301 - Solicitor in charge of defending the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Mine Safety and Health Administration. BROKEN PRESIDENTIAL PROMISES ON PROTECTING WHISTLEBLOWERS DOL ARB is not the "office...
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Page 292 - Mr. Chairman, in offering this amendment we are only seeking to protect workers and communities from those very few in industry who refuse to face up to the fact that they are polluting our waterways, and who hope that by pressuring their employees and frightening communities with economic threats, they will gain relief from the requirement of any effluent limitation or abatement order."144 Past Administrations whistleblower adjudication created delays by design.
Page 288 - Respondents' state of mind to deprive DOL of the whole truth. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MEDICAL. ETHICS PRINCIPLES Dr. Conrad's curriculum vita shows an affiliation with the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).138 The Code of Ethical Conduct of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM): This code establishes standards of professional ethical conduct with which each member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)...
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