ye +<Battetle Pacific Northwest Laboratories P.O. Box 999 Richland, Washington U.S.A. 99352 Telephone (509) 375-2421 Telex 15-2874 January 12, 1983 Dr. Edward T. Lessard Safety and Environmental Protection Division Brookhaven National Laboratory Associated Universities Upton, Long Island, NY 11973 Dear Ed: Enclosed are ten (10) copies of the last book for the Marshallese. Roger, Bill Robison, Tommy McCraw and I went to Majuro in December to describe the information in the book to government officials and magistrates from the northern atolls. Please distribute them to your colleagues. to Charlie and John. You might even give copies I do not have Bob Conrad's address, so would you give him a copy (I assume he has left the Lab). please call my office. If you need additional copies, Even though I expect to do nothing further in the Marshalls, I am very much interested in following the body burden data. Therefore, I would appreciate receiving copies of your reports. I am also interested in the results of your thyroid dose re-assessment. I mentioned to Roger Ray that you might be able to do a similar assessment at Mejit and Utrik (I remember only Rongelap being in your study). Questions were asked about Mejit and Utrik thyroid doses when we were in Majuro. With best regards, Jartes wW. Jd. Bair, Ph.D. Manager Environment, Health and Safety Research Program WJB: Im Enclosures as stated cc: J. W. Baum, wo/enclosures C. B. Meinhold, wo/enclosures N"