ACTIVISTS: RADIOACTIVE POLLUTION FOUND NEAR AEROJET PLANT IN TENNESSEE

July 21, 2013

REPORT:

19 July 2013

JONESBOROUGH, TN (USA): Activists reveal radioactive pollution

by Michael Henes

Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and Appalachian Peace Education Center (APEC) held a press conference on Monday 15 July announcing the findings of a recent study revealing uranium contamination in the area surrounding Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee (AOT) in Jonesborough.

Johnson City Press newspaper and NBC-affiliate WJHL Channel 11 attended the conference held on Old State Route 34 across from the northeast Tennessee uranium weapons facility. (link follows)

http://www.cpt.org/cptnet/2013/07/21/jonesborough-tn-usa-activists-reveal-radioactive-pollution

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YOU ARE BEING TRACKED BY LICENSE PLATE SCANNERS

July 20, 2013

Common Dreams Report:

“Tens of millions of innocent Americans are being tracked by the police through vast license plate scanning systems, according to new documents obtained by the ACLU.

“Location records of millions of civilians are logged and updated in roughly 300 police departments nationwide through “rapidly expanding” automatic license plate reader technologies, dispersed throughout cities and communities the group says.

“The spread of these scanners is creating what are, in effect, government location tracking systems recording the movements of many millions of innocent Americans in huge databases,” said ACLU Staff Attorney Catherine Crump, the report’s lead author …” (link & photo below)

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/07/17-6

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NY TIMES OP ED: ‘THE DRONE THAT KILLED MY GRANDSON’

July 18, 2013

NY Times Op Ed By Nasser al-Awlaki: “Nearly two years later, I still have no answers. The United States government has refused to explain why Abdulrahman was killed. It was not until May of this year that the Obama administration, in a supposed effort to be more transparent, publicly acknowledged what the world already knew — that it was responsible for his death …. My grandson was killed by his own government.” (link below)

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/18/opinion/the-drone-that-killed-my-grandson.html?_r=0

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