Depleted Uranium And The Iraq War’s Legacy Of Cancer, Mint Press News, Depleted uranium was used in Iraq warzone weaponry, and now kids are playing in contaminated fields and the spent weapons are being sold as scrap metal. 385 more words
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As the U.S. considers another war in Iraq, it is important to reflect on the prior wars there on Independence Day. The war in Iraq cost 4500 American lives and as many as 1.4 million Iraqi civilians have been killed.
With the U.S. still trying to figure out what to do with our own nuclear waste, why would the Department of Energy be looking at a proposal to import foreign waste?
As I told you on Monday, the Department of Energy is considering a proposal to allow the Savannah River Site in South Carolina to accept, process and dispose of spent nuclear fuel from Germany. 317 more words
There’s a lot going on at our least favorite West Texas hole in the ground.
The Dallas Morning News ran an editorial last week that raised multiple alarms about the Waste Control Specialists’ low-level radioactive waste facility. 595 more words
US fired depleted uranium rounds in civilian areas during 2003 Iraq campaign – report http://rt.com/news/167220-depleted-uranium-us-iraq/ June 20, 2014 US-led forces in Iraq used depleted uranium weapons in civilian-populated areas during the 2003 military campaign, according to a new Dutch NGO study that also exposes a lack of adequate cleanup efforts by the invading troops. 342 more words