b'C H A P T E R 7S A F ETY I N S I D E A N D O U TS I D E T H E F E N C E SDr. Carver was well aware that under-ground waters were receiving radioac-tive waste at the Site. He wrote in 1959to Senator Clinton P. Anderson, thechair of the JCAE, In our relationshipwith the AEC we have been led tobelieve that the state need not concernitself with atomic energy installationsnor their operation. We think that iswrong. 28Phillips campaigns promoted safety in constructionGovernor Smylie likewise did not care and shop settings. Philtronmagazine published thisfor AEC policies excluding the state 1957 reminder.from a role in water pollution control.In November 1963, he said as muchbefore a hearing by CongressNaturalResources and Power Subcommittee ofthe Committee on GovernmentOperations. He described the statesrecent progressand the role of feder-al fundsin reducing sewage andother wastes going into the stateswaterways but then cited problems thatremained. One of them was the contin-uing practice by the AEC and theBureau of Reclamation of dischargingwastes directly to underground watertables. These agencies, he said, operat-ed in opposition to state policies andhandicapped the states efforts. 29Clearly, the IDO had allowed no one todoubt that federal authorities alonewere responsible for operating prac-tices and standards governing theNRTS. The State of Idaho was outsidethe fence.Bonneville Museum - Bonneville County Historical Society, March 1957, The Philtron6 3'