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UN warns on Iraq environment fate: 311 sites polluted by depleted uranium

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4425562.stm newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/41006000/jpg/_41006050_iraq_unep203.jp Thursday, 10 November 2005 (BBC) Inspectors found much of the waste rotting and abandoned Derelict factories, military scrapyards and battle sites across Iraq pose a threat to the environment and to public health, the United Nations has said.…

DU NYS legislation press release

Subject: [du-list] DU NYS legislation press release Hello, all. This release was sent to me from Joan, cc’d above, so if you want to help with this, contact her…. Also, I did not provide the contact person for the press…

Agent Orange legal case dismissed

news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/americas/4336941.stm BBC News: 2005/03/10 A US federal court in New York has dismissed a legal action brought by Vietnamese plaintiffs over the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. The plaintiffs had sought compensation from the firms that manufactured…