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Two INL workers sue DOE after it refuses to release records of their exposure to plutonium

Two workers at the Idaho National Laboratory have sued the U.S. Department of Energy under the Freedom of Information Act, claiming they were wrongly denied documentation about a 2011 accident in which they were exposed to plutonium, AP reporter Rebecca Boone reports. The two filed a public records request asking the U.S. Department of Energy for documentation about the incident, including security video; they contend the federal agency wrongly denied their FOIA request when it claimed the records were the property of a private contractor. Click below for Boone's full article.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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