Tom Carpenter brings decades of experience in organizing, litigating, and policy oversight in the nuclear field, much of it devoted to Hanford. He is an attorney, a graduate of Antioch School of Law, and has a Masters in Organizational Design and Renewal from Seattle University.
Tom worked as the Director of the Nuclear Oversight Campaign for the Government Accountability Project from 1985 to 2007. He founded Cincinnati Alliance for Responsible Energy (CARE) and served on the Cincinnati Mayor’s Environmental Advisory Council.
Through his work at GAP and Hanford Challenge, Tom has visited dozens of nuclear sites in the U.S. and Russia and hosted many international conferences.
Tom has represented numerous whistleblowers at various nuclear sites around the nation, including at commercial and military nuclear production facilities, such as Hanford, Los Alamos, Knolls Atomic Power Lab, Pantex, Lawrence Livermore, Fernald, Mound, and others. He has authored numerous reports and articles on the effects of nuclear production on workforce health and safety and the environment, and established environmental sampling programs at Hanford, Los Alamos, and Russian nuclear sites.