|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||26 Nov 2007 15:35:07 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Ordnance on Canadian native reserves|
Dozens of reserves may have explosives danger STEVE RENNIE The Canadian Press Toronto Globe & Mail (ONT) November 25, 2007 OTTAWA - Abandoned explosives from military training exercises could be scattered across more than two dozen native reserves in Canada, a newly released document says. A Defence Department list cites 25 reserves potentially laden with discarded explosives, ranging from Second World War-era bombs to anti-tank mortars and even torpedoes. The accounting of 731 so-called legacy sites, prepared in April, was obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act. It details the locations of sites that may contain so-called unexploded ordnance (UXOs) - military jargon for weapons that have yet to detonate. ... For the entire article, see http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20071125.wexplosives1125/BNStory/National/home -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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