|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:29:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, GLOBAL: "Japanese team to remove Palau bombs"|
[This report is from March, but the work is ongoing. It provides a
partial answer to the question: When do underwater munitions release
their toxic contents? - LS]
Japanese team to remove Palau bombs Radio Australia March 6, 2013A team of munitions disposal experts from Japan is in Palau to remove unexploded bombs lying dormant since World War Two.
The team intends to remove many hundreds of tonnes of depth charges, underwater in a shipwreck for seven decades.
Matsuko Ikeda from the Japan Mine Action Service says they will begin the clearance work by May at the latest.
... For the entire story and a link to the audio, seehttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-03-06/japanese-team-in-palau-to- remove-world-war-two-bombs/4556596
-- 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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