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Vancouver Workshop: Local Monitoring of Radioactivity from Fukushima

This workshop (Nov 19) promises to be a unique opportunity for getting answers to lingering questions and concerns about the possible effects of radiation from Fukushima on Metro Vancouver’s water supply.

The initiative for this event comes from one individual named Rudy Pante, who is the water quality chemist responsible for testing contaminant levels in Metro Vancouver’s drinking water.

Rudy Pante is an accredited expert* in radiological monitoring whose professional career has involved international experience at various nuclear power plants. He will deliver this workshop which may include informed and insightful comments on hot topics such as:

Although parts of this workshop will undoubtedly be quite technical, it will also cater to those of us who are bewildered by nuclear isotopes and radiological calculations. Rudy is a wealth of expertise with a strong social conscience. He says: ‘The more questions from attendees that I can answer, the “happier” I will be.’ However, he also adds that his opinions are his own and do not reflect those of Metro Vancouver.

19 November 2012
10am – 12 noon

BCIT Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Ave
Room 141, SE14 (Library)
Burnaby, BC



Methods of payment
Cheque payable to: Plaza & Pante Consultants
15062  60 Ave
Surrey BC, V3S 5X6
PayPal: Rudy Pante
e-pay RBC Royal Bank: Rudy will send number upon email inquiry


*Rudy Pante’s current position:
Water Quality Chemist, Water Quality Control Section-Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant & Coquitlam Ozonation Plant
Credentials: BS Chemistry & MS Chemistry-University of the Philippines-Diliman
Previous Work Experience:
Kelogg, Brown & Root
PNPP1 (Philippine Nuclear Power Plant)
PAEC (Philippine Atomic Energy Commission)
Westinghouse Advanced Reactor Centre, PA
Indian Point-3 Nuclear Power Plant, NY
CEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board), UK
Instructor: EOCP (Environmental Operators Certification Program)


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