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Wednesday, March 12, 2008  
Anti-nuke activists sue lab over testing

By: Betsy Mason
Published In: Oakland Tribune

A nuclear watchdog group filed suit Monday to stop Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory from operating a Biosafety Level 3 lab that conducts research on deadly pathogens such as anthrax, bird flu and West Nile virus.

Livermore-based Tri-Valley Communities Against a Radioactive Environments' lawsuit claims the Department of Energy began work at the lab without a full environmental impact statement that assesses the potential for a terrorist attack and without the required public comment process.

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