Depleted Uranium

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Name: Depleted Uranium
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Man-made hell on earth Part I.

One of my daughters lives in Olympia, Washington. Perhaps that’s why I am especially aware of what lies buried not many miles from her at Hanford. About a year ago, February 2013, the Energy Department acknowledged that six of the site's 177 steel tanks ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental Health: Data on Environmental Research and Public Health Detailed by J.A. Centeno and Co-Authors

Today's Medical & Research NewsEnvironmental Health2014 APR 12 -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Current study results on Environmental Health have been published. According to news reporting originating in Silver Spring, ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

EU Parliament demands action on DU munitions

11th April 2014Depleted uranium - DU for short - is the by-product of the uranium enrichment process which makes 'enriched uranium' high in the fissionable uranium isotope U-235 for nuclear fuel or bombs.DU is what's left behind, and almost entirely comprises ... [Published Ecologist - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Stem cell treatment for former Glos soldier

A woman from Cirencester who was exposed to radioactive uranium cells while working with British forces in Iraq has begun stem-cell treatment which she hopes will save her life.Katrina Brown was giving up hope when she came across a possible cure for ... [Published itv.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to the Editor: Divestment is taking a stand for human rights

For the past half century, Israel has continued to violate the human rights of the indigenous Palestinian population. These violations range from discriminatory Jim Crow-like laws to the use of illegal weapons like white phosphorus, raw sewage and depleted ... [Published Daily Aztec - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Research and Markets Adds Report: Traveling-Wave Reactor Trends

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Traveling-Wave Reactor Trends" report to its offerings. In a release, Research and Markets noted that report highlights include:A traveling-wave reactor (TWR) is a uniquely designed nuclear reactor ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Ban use of depleted uranium

Editor, Register-Mail: At “A People’s Hearing” Wednesday night in D.C., experts from Iraq and the United States as well as U.S. veterans and their family members spoke about the lasting impacts of the war in Iraq. The principle toxic impact discussed ... [Published Galesburg.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Veterans Administration abandons vets suffering from depleted uranium contamination

Veterans Administration abandons vets suffering from depleted uranium contaminationBy Rachel Alexanderweb posted March 31, 2014After young and healthy Marine Matt Parker fought for his country in the Middle East, he mysteriously came down with tumors. ... [Published Enter Stage Right - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Vulin, UN representatives discuss depleted uranium sites

BELGRADE - Serbia's Minister without portfolio for Kosovo-Metohija Aleksandar Vulin has discussed with UN representatives in Belgrade the progress made in research on locations in Serbia where higher levels of depleted uranium have been detected.Vulin ... [Published Tanjug - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 3 reports

Serbia, or Ukraine show Europe unable to foresee the outcome

Fifteen years ago, on the 24 of March, 1999 NATO launched its first air strikes on Serbia. Serbia had been accused of having brought on humanitarian catastrophe in Kosovo – a region, Serbs have always considered a cradle of their statehood…During the ... [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: Serbia, NATO, Ukraine, missile
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Vulin urges UN to publish report on fallout of NATO bombing

LEPOSAVIC - Serbia's Minister without portfolio for Kosovo-Metohija Aleksandar Vulin urged the United Nations on Monday to publish a report on the 1999 bombing of Serbia with depleted uranium ordinance."I request that the UN publish a report on where ... [Published Tanjug - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: Bombing, NATO, Serbia, Fallout
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 4 reports

Veterans Administration Abandons Vets Suffering From Depleted Uranium Contamination

After young and healthy Marine Matt Parker fought for his country in the Middle East, he mysteriously came down with tumors. Now, he finds himself without adequate help from the country he fought for. I’ve known Matt since he was a small child; our families ... [Published Right Wing News blog - Mar 24 2014]

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...According to news reporting originating in Silver Spring, Maryland, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The majority of modern war wounds are characterized by high-energy blast injuries containing a wide range of retained foreign materials of a metallic or composite nature. Health effects of retained fragments range from local or systemic toxicities to foreign body reactions or malignancies, and dependent on the chemical composition and corrosiveness of the fragments in vivo."
"This should also mandate the EU to work towards a global ban on DU weapons in a similar way as in the context of the Arms Trade Treaty or the 2010 NPT Review Conference."
...she was suffering bone pain and when medics started harvesting her cells, which will be used later to reboot her system, she wrote on Facebook: "Had my line put in, not gonna lie it was pretty grim!"
For Diane Sawyer, Iraq is a place "where so many brave American troops fought to create a future."

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Man-made hell on earth Part I. [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Lavalin looks to expand nuclear enterprise in C... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 13 2014]
The Troubling Truth Behind the Ebola Outbreak [Published Global Research - Apr 13 2014]
Environmental Health: Data on Environmental Res... [Published NewsRX - Apr 12 2014]
Camp Ripley — An environmental model [Published Morrison County Record - Apr 11 2014]
EU Parliament demands action on DU munitions [Published Ecologist - Apr 11 2014]
Stem cell treatment for former Glos soldier [Published itv.com - Apr 11 2014]
Praising Iraq War, Obama Faces Another “Dumb Wa... [Published Dissident Voice - Apr 11 2014]
Russian nuclear fuel maker markets its capabili... [Published Engineering News - Apr 11 2014]
Letter to the Editor: Divestment is taking a st... [Published Daily Aztec - Apr 09 2014]
Research and Markets Adds Report: Traveling-Wav... [Published Individual.com - Apr 09 2014]
Camp Ripley - an environmental model [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Apr 09 2014]
Is Canada Really Tarring Itself? [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 08 2014]
Former military medic upbeat as stem cell treat... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Apr 08 2014]
A century of deceit: World wars and Zionist mil... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 06 2014]
A century of deceit: World wars and Zionist mil... [Published Islam Times - Apr 06 2014]
What are Ripley’s effects downwind? [Published Morrison County Record - Apr 04 2014]
Research and Markets: Traveling-Wave Reactor Tr... [Published Business Wire Energy News - Apr 04 2014]
Traveling-Wave Reactor Trends - Global Market O... [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
Postcard from the End of America: Columbus [Published Dissident Voice - Apr 04 2014]
Whitfield Presses Moniz on PGDP Site [Published West Kentucky Star.com - Apr 03 2014]
Al Qaeda: Friend or Foe? The US Cannot Have It ... [Published RINF.com - Apr 03 2014]
N.M. Nuke Dump Disaster Could Poison Entire Region [Published American Free Press - Apr 03 2014]
'Downwinder' communities [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
Fallujah Slaughter Rewritten as Sacrifice [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Apr 03 2014]
Perhaps small is beautiful enough for nuclear p... [Published IOL - Apr 03 2014]
The Struggle For Humanity [Published Counter Currents - Apr 02 2014]
Combat veterans discuss lingering repercussions... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 02 2014]
The intergenerational effects of war on the hea... [Published BMC - Apr 02 2014]
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Research and Markets: Traveling-Wave Reactor Tr... [Published Business Wire Energy News - Apr 04 2014]
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wphvl3/travelingwave) has announced the addition of the "Traveling-Wave Reactor Trends" report to their offering. A traveling-wave reactor (TWR) is a uniquely designed ...
Obama Tries Stand Up Comedy … Bombs [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 27 2014]
President Obama tried his hand at stand up comedy.  Here’s the punchline: Russia has pointed to America’s decision to go into Iraq as an example of Western hypocrisy. Now, it is true that the Iraq war was a subject of vigorous debate, not just around ...
10 Stunning Photos That Illuminate Unseen Stori... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Mar 26 2014]
Today, the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund announced 10 photographers who have been awarded grants to focus on budding crises and underreported issues around the globe, from gang violence in Venezuela to the legacy of segregation in the United States. ...
Veterans Administration Abandons Vets Suffering... [Published Right Wing News blog - Mar 24 2014]
After young and healthy Marine Matt Parker fought for his country in the Middle East, he mysteriously came down with tumors. Now, he finds himself without adequate help from the country he fought for. I’ve known Matt since he was a small child; our families ...
Tanks for the memories [Published Think Defence - Mar 23 2014]
The need to rethink the UK’s Armoured Vehicle Strategy This is a post from Monty that I have been sitting on for a while, apologies to Monty [TD] Introduction According to official MoD figures released in June 2013, the British Army has 501 horses and ...
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