Alan Parkinson (Engineer)

Alan Parkinson (Engineer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alan Parkinson is a mechanical and nuclear engineer who lives in Canberra, Australia. He is also a whistleblower who has written the 2007 book, Maralinga: Australia's Nuclear Waste Cover-up, about the clean-up of the British atomic bomb test site at Maralinga in South Australia. In 1993, Parkinson became the key person on the Maralinga clean-up project, representing the then federal Labor government (through the Department of Primary Industry and Energy). By 1997, however, there was much cost-cutting involved in the project, and differences of opinion about how the project should proceed, which led to the sacking of Parkinson by the new Howard government.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136638827
  • 9786136638829