13 Total Quotes

Allen Benson Quotes

Everybody gets different guidance depending on what their function is,
Allen Benson
#Guidance

We're giving credence to these because we referred them to Inspectors General of Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior,
Allen Benson
#Energy

Yucca Mountain was recommended by the U.S. Geological Survey because of the attributes the site possesses including a stable geology, a deep water table, no one lives there, it's a desert environment and ... it's remote,
Allen Benson
#Attributes

Even though you get five to six inches of rain each year and we're in a desert environment, some amount of moisture will penetrate the mountain and over the millennia we might want to make sure we'll use a drip shield,
Allen Benson
#Environment

Everything would be convoyed safely, ... We've been moving this kind of material around country for a very long time, and we're confident in our ability to safely transport this material.
Allen Benson
#Country

In an earthquake, the motion is at surface, ... Back in '92 there was a 5.6 or 5.7 earthquake not far from Yucca, and there were scientists in a tunnel near the epicenter and they didn't even know an earthquake happened.
Allen Benson
#Earthquake

We're in the process of putting a new organization in place, which is going to take a few weeks. There will be significant organizational changes.
Allen Benson
#Organization

We have a letter from the director of the U.S. Geological Survey to the Energy Department supporting the site recommendation. It supports going ahead.
Allen Benson
#Energy

This is the most overseen project in the history of the government. We're trying to make the organization better fit the mission to develop a license application and submit it to the NRC for a permanent deep geological repository at Yucca Mountain.
Allen Benson
#Government

This is a tough response, when you tell a contractor they no longer have the authority to submit work they are contractually required to submit because they are not following procedure.
Allen Benson
#Authority

Everything in there is old. This is a safety issue.
Allen Benson
#Safety

The scrap alone is probably worth that.
Allen Benson
#Worth

The farm lab helped me a lot with a job now. Learning to irrigate and working on the tractors in the farm lab helped in my job last summer. Without Mr. Fink and that experience, I would have had no idea.
Allen Benson
#Learning