|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:57:07 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, GLOBAL: Underwater ordnance in the Marianas|
New project seeks ‘explosive’ information BY TAMMY DOTY Marianas Variety (CNMI) April 25, 2012The reason Sam McPhetres is interested in unexploded World War II ordnance is bone chilling.
It seems his friend was swimming off North Tinian where there exists a mixing of currents that causes a whirlpool known as the “garbage hole” because it sucks in all sorts of debris.
Sam’s buddy spotted a flash of something he thought might be booty from a ship that sank in 1634 and picked up the treasure and tucked it into his wetsuit.
... Sam’s friend had a very unfortunate encounter with a phosphorous bomb. ...The Division of Environmental Quality and AMPRO have teamed up on a second NMI project to inventory potential underwater UXO to create a map of submerged ordnance in the waters of Saipan, Tinian and Rota.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/45877-new-project-seeks- explosive-information.php
-- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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