Tag Archives: US Navy

The Navy’s Use of Depleted Uranium in America’s Coastal Waters Threatens Humans, Wildlife via Alternet

Earlier this month, Truthout reported that the U.S. Navy is knowingly introducing toxic metals and chemicals into the environment during its war game exercises. Sheila Murray with the Navy Region Northwest’s public affairs office, when asked what the Navy was doing to mitigate environmental … Continue reading

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Magnuson neighbors don’t trust Navy’s radiation cleanup via Kirotv.com

the radiation cleanup efforts at Magnuson Park are not going far enough. The comments came during a forum at the park. […] “The Navy’s plan for cleaning up this park is based on it only being safe for public use … Continue reading

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Lawmakers seek data on sailors’ exposure to Fukushima radiation via the Navy Times

House and Senate lawmakers want answers on whether U.S. sailors received high doses of radiation while supporting humanitarian operations in Japan following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. In the fiscal 2014 omnibus budget bill, lawmakers direct Assistant Secretary of … Continue reading

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US Navy Sailors Sue TEPCO Over Cluster-Fukushima Snafu via Reader Supported News

By William Boardman Fukushima lawsuit of 2012 comes as news to too much of the public […] Although the potential seriousness of the Fukushima accident was widely apparent, Japanese officials publicly and privately minimized the danger for as long as … Continue reading

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Did Japan’s Radiation Sicken US Sailors? via UT San Diego

Attorney Paul Garner said he is awaiting disclosure from the Pentagon, the Navy and Japan about what their instruments showed. The Japanese Fukushima Daiichi power plant, on the coast 150 miles northeast of Tokyo, is owned by Tokyo Electric Power … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Island Radioactive Contamination via Reader Supported News

Contamination left by US navy found to have 400 times the EPA’s human exposure limits, but military branch denies report. t was called Treasure Island in honour of Robert Louis Stevenson’s pirate classic, but the artificial island off San Francisco … Continue reading

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