Ex-Employees Allege Crimes At Former Piketon Nuclear Materials Plant
Thursday, May 19, 2011 5:25 PM
Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:55 PM
PIKETON, Ohio — The future of a site where nuclear materials were once developed was being debated on Thursday, as former employees came forward with allegations of criminal conduct.
For nearly 60 years, the Pike County plant enriched uranium for use in nuclear weapons, 10TV’s Glenn McEntyre reported.
Federal officials were scheduled to hold a public meeting on Thursday night to discuss the site’s future.
Jeffrey Walburn worked at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant for 31 years and was a member of a highly-trained security unit guarding the most sensitive materials.
In July 1994, he said his life changed forever after he was unwittingly exposed to a cocktail of unknown chemicals….
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