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How 6,700 Tons of Radioactive Sand From Kuwait Ended Up in Idaho - >800 'Environmental Disaster' Bases Round Globe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, radioactive, sand, US military, depleted uranium, munitions, Kuwait, First Gulf War, health, safety, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Depart of Health, Donald Rumsfeld, hazardous materials, storage, waste disposal sites, American Ecology )

- 3952 days ago -
Sand contaminated with depleted uranium when US military vehicles/munitions caught fire at base during 1st Gulf War was being repatriated. Hazardous materials storage lucrative growing business, esp since Rumsfeld's "frontier stockades" or "lily pads"...
UN Humanitarian Lawyer, Karen Parker, On the Violation of Human Rights in California
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: depleted uranium, california )

- 4139 days ago -
Citizen activists and environmental rights groups are up in arms over the right of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) explode toxic and radioactive materials into California's air.
Hawaiian Pacifists Demand An End to Island Bombings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, depleted uranium )

- 4188 days ago -
Peace activists in Hawaii demand an immediate end to B-2 Stealth bombers dropping 2,000 lb. bombs into soils containing Depleted Uranium contamination.In September, the B-2s began monthly 2,000-pound bomb-dropping exercises on the Pohakuloa military range
California's Nuke Weapons Laboratory Creates Anxiety
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nukes, depleted uranium, ethics, cancer )

- 4220 days ago -
after I help design an even more lethal nuclear bomb today and explode deadly radioactive materials outside in an open area where 7,000,000 babies, children, women, and men live, work, and play within 50 miles of San Francisco... I think I'll rent a movie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war crimes, WMD, Depleted uranium, usa )

- 4258 days ago -
A report in November 18th's Guardian reports that "23 years after a US arms plant closed, workers, and residents have cancer--and experts say their suffering shows the use of such [DU] weapons may be a war crime."
Depleted Uranium and Depleted Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, depleted uranium )

- 4282 days ago -
Davis' website says "there's an armament-producing line worker behind every American soldier." But are those workers informed about possible risks? Will there be 4,000 workers following 4,000 American soldiers into the ground?
A Genetic Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: middle-east, usa, war, crime, children, health, Depleted Uranium )

- 4289 days ago -
...the U.S. administration is using nuclear weapons in its war of terror. Yes, it's true. We, who invaded a sovereign nation allegedly because of its vast stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction, are blithely using exactly such weapons.
Cancer in Iraq Vets Raises Possibility of Toxic Exposure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iraq, war, depleted uranium, Vietnam vet and Iraqi Vet, deaths, cancers, all ages vets, dishonesty, neocons, troops, lies )

- 4341 days ago -
After serving in Vietnam nearly 40 years ago -- and receiving the Bronze Star for it -- the Tucson soldier was called back to active duty in Iraq. While there, he awoke one morning with a sore throat. Eighteen months later, Army Sgt Lauderdale was dead...
Canada's Role in Depleted Uranium Weapons Worldwide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: depleted uranium, weapons, canada, usa, uk, worldwide, war, death, suffering )

- 4396 days ago -
Canada is in non-compliance with the regulations of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission , prohibiting the use of Canadian uranium in depleted uranium (DU) weapons. Canada has a bilateral nuclear co-operation agreement with the US
Depleted Uranium On Hawaii's Big Island?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: depleted uranium, usa, government, human rights, environmental hazzard, death, poisoning, danger )

- 4441 days ago -
The US is using depleted uranium rounds within its own borders for target practice.

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