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Friday, March 31, 2006

Dirty Bomb

Pentagon to Test a Huge Conventional Bomb:

By Ann Scott Tyson
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, March 31, 2006; Page A09

A huge mushroom cloud of dust is expected to rise over Nevada's desert in June when the Pentagon plans to detonate a gigantic 700-ton explosive -- the biggest open-air chemical blast ever at the Nevada Test Site -- as part of the research into developing weapons that can destroy deeply buried military targets, officials said yesterday.
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Hmm. I hope they don't kick up all that radioactive dirt from prior nuke testing out there.
Oh, wait a minute:
"Given the level of contamination in areas where nuclear tests were conducted, I have real concerns about the dust and other pollutants that will be released into the air as a result of this explosion," said U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley"
Except that the nukes they tested were like, half a mile underground and nowhere near the surface.

2 comments:

As always... Rachael said...

I'll make sure to book my Vegas vacation at another time... or in another lifetime!

curmudgeon said...

No doubt.