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NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN NEWS, MARCH EDITION (tags)
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the continuing decline of the US nuclear industry, and highlights efforts of those who are democratically working to bring about a renewable energy future. As nuclear plants in the US are approaching or surpassing their 40 year operating life, their ability to operate properly and safely lessens, creating more and more problems across the nation.
Epidemic of Birth Defects and Cancer in Iraq: America's Toxic Legacy (tags)
Agent Orange: A Deadly Legacy (tags)
DU weapons use in Iraq; drastic birth defects in Fallujah (tags)
On Friday, 11.13.2009, the London Guardian reported a "Huge rise in birth defects in Fallujah," Iraq. I sent the news to KPFA Radio 94.1FM Weekend News Anchor Anthony Fest, along with contact info for Bob Nichols, San Francisco Bay View Newspaper correspondent and winner of a 2004 Project Censored Award for his reporting on U.S. military's use of depleted uranium weapons in Iraq, and consequent radiation poisoining. I then edited and animated the resulting KPFA Evening News segment, 11.15.2009:
Tear Gas & Chronic Health Problems - Physicians For Social Repsonsibility (tags)
Tear gas contains chemicals that cause birth defects, infertility, brain damamge, and cancer. Infants and children are particularly sensitive to these chemical hazards. Here's much more info from our friends at Physicians For Social Responsibility - LA ("Tear Gas Clouds and Chronic Health Problems")
Birth Defects Tied to GWS (tags)
The man in the street may have heard about the deformed Iraqi children, born following the first Persian Gulf war. But Americans remain largely un aware about the shocking number of children with horrifying birth defects born to U.S. vets who returned home after the war ended in 1991.
PIC. BUSH DEFECTS (tags)
BUSH DEFECTS TO THE EAST
Digging dirt on Oxy (tags)
Occidental Chemical Corporation, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum, is no stranger to diplacing people. Formerly Hooker Chemical and Plastics, the company was responsible for Love Canal, one of the most severe environmental disasters in this country.