In the News: Sep-30
Health rules issued for nuke dump in Nevada - 30 Sep 2008 at 2:22pm - WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday that the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada must be designed to ensure against excessive radiation exposure to nearby residents for up to a million years.
Pentagon announces 2009 deployments to Iraq - 30 Sep 2008 at 12:43pm - Six Army brigades, a National Guard unit, and three military headquarters have been ordered to deploy to Iraq next summer in a move that would allow the U.S. to keep the number of troops largely steady there through much of next year. The planned deployments involve about 26,000 troops and would maintain 14 combat brigades in Iraq from about February to early autumn. But the decisions do not rule out potential changes as military leaders assess the security there and eye more troop withdrawals.
IAEA lacks tools to find hidden atom work: ElBaradei - 30 Sep 2008 at 11:09am - VIENNA (Reuters) - The International Atomic Energy Agency chief said on Tuesday the agency's failure to detect nuclear arms work in Saddam Hussein's Iraq in the 1980s showed his inspectors lacked authority to pre-empt proliferators.
Thought for the day:
Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book. -Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)