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June 6, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An advisory committee has recommended delaying until at least October a restart of production of nuclear weapons components at the Rocky Flats plant near Denver, an official reported. The plant is the only source of plutonium triggers for nuclear weapons. The department's advisory committee on nuclear facilities safety wrote in a letter to Energy Secretary James D. Watkins that "necessary changes and training" at the plant will take much longer than previously estimated.
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June 6, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An advisory committee has recommended delaying until at least October a restart of production of nuclear weapons components at the Rocky Flats plant near Denver, an official reported. The plant is the only source of plutonium triggers for nuclear weapons. The department's advisory committee on nuclear facilities safety wrote in a letter to Energy Secretary James D. Watkins that "necessary changes and training" at the plant will take much longer than previously estimated.
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December 7, 1990 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While Rockwell International's chief executive was honored Thursday as "Manufacturer of the Year" by a statewide business group, demonstrators at a counter-ceremony were naming him "Polluter of the Year" because of contamination at a Rockwell test site west of Chatsworth and elsewhere. Donald R. Beall won accolades from hundreds of executives at a California Manufacturers Assn. luncheon at the Los Angeles Hyatt Regency Hotel.
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