Tag Archives: depleted uranium (du)

Nuclear waste shipment leaves Germany for Russia via BBC News

A shipment of 600 tonnes of depleted uranium has left a nuclear fuel plant in Germany bound for Russia, a Russian environmentalist group says.  Twelve rail cars left the Urenco plant in the town of Gronau, close to the Dutch … Continue reading

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Cascadia Uranium Film Arts Festival, April 3-5, 2020 in Portland, Oregon

For tickets and more information, see here.

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We Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Depleted Uranium via Popular Mechanics

It’s much more useful than you think. By Caroline Delbert In new research, scientists used depleted uranium to catalyze turning ethylene into ethane. Scientists are always searching for ways to safely use depleted uranium, including in warfare and in nuclear energy. The reaction … Continue reading

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Milwaukee veterans participate in national groundbreaking genetic study via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

[…] Scientists are hoping to use the genetic information from Brewer and 1 million other American military veterans to study diabetes, cancer and other illnesses and understand how genes affect health. […] “Why this is groundbreaking is the scale — 1 million … Continue reading

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Pohakuloa Radiation Contamination and more… via Malu ‘Aina

POHAKULOA Maybe More Military Depleted Uranium than Thought Retired Nuclear Geologist, Dr. Mike Reimer, PhD of Kona says “the amount of DU (Depleted Uranium) present at PTA (the military 133,000-acre Pohakuloa Training Area located in the center of Hawaii Island) … Continue reading

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Public at risk for what’s blowing in the wind via West Hawaii Today

Depleted uranium (DU) is seen as an emerging environmental pollutant introduced primarily by military activity. The previous use of DU within Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) followed by repeated live-fire exercises, as are currently occurring, provide a serious threat to public … Continue reading

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US Uranium Weapons Have Been Used in Syria via LA Progressive

This month, the Pentagon admitted it has used uranium weapons in attacks inside Syria — violating its public promise last year that it would not use DU there, and contradicting the claim that US bombing is done in defense of … Continue reading

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My view: Depleted uranium should not be Utah’s problem to solve alone via Deseret News

By Ashley Soltysiak Utah will soon face a huge decision — whether or not to allow the disposal of depleted uranium (DU), an extremely long-lived nuclear waste, at EnergySolutions’ facility in our West Desert. But here’s the question that state … Continue reading

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Mayumi Oda on Energy of Change, Feminization and New Birth of Japan via Kyoto Journal

KJ: You came to Japan several times last year following 3.11. What do you see happening at the moment in Japan? Mayumi Oda: It’s a great opportunity to stop nuclear reactors — and probably we will. It’s an amazing coincidence … Continue reading

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Gulf War Fallout: Depleted Uranium via News 4 KRNV-DT Reno

Parker’s story begins in 1995, as a 19-year-old enlistee with the Marine Corps, fresh out of high school. “Desert Storm had already ended as passed. I wanted to be a part of the best fighting force in the world,” Parker … Continue reading

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