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Depleted Uranium Found at Opa-Locka Airport

Posted By admin On July 26, 2013 @ 10:18 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Sharon Lawson, Alexandra Leon and Lisa Orkin Emmanuel
NBC Miami [1]
July 26, 2013

Authorities were investigating after a part of the Opa-locka Executive Airport was evacuated on Thursday when depleted uranium was detected inside a 55-gallon drum and a wooden pallet.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the Department of Environmental Protection were on scene at the airport _ located at 14201 NW 42nd Avenue _ trying to find a contractor to correctly dispose of the Uranium 238, said Mara Burger, a DEP spokeswoman.

Someone had dismantled an old airplane and used the containers to dispose of the parts, said Burger. The plane dates to the when uranium was used on the outside of aircraft for navigational purposes, she said.

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[1] NBC Miami: http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/Depleted-Uranium-Found-at-Opa-Locka-Airport-216946071.html

[2] ‘Israel used depleted uranium shells in air strike’ – Syrian source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98israel-used-depleted-uranium-shells-in-air-strike%e2%80%99-%e2%80%93-syrian-source.html

[3] Latest documents advocating the ban of depleted uranium: http://www.prisonplanet.com/latest-documents-advocating-the-ban-of-depleted-uranium.html

[4] Israel Using Depleted Uranium Against Gaza Victims: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-using-depleted-uranium-against-gaza-victims.html

[5] Depleted Uranium: The Toxic Wastelands with Dr. Doug Rokke: http://www.prisonplanet.com/depleted-uranium-the-toxic-wastelands-with-dr-doug-rokke.html

[6] Iraq to sue US, Britain over depleted uranium bombs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iraq-to-sue-us-britain-over-depleted-uranium-bombs.html

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