Friday, October 31, 2008

Air Force didn't notice fire in nuke silo

Nuclear missile site fire undetected
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia - 12 hours ago
By staff writers and wires A FIRE at a US nuclear missile launch site burned itself out and was undetected for five days, US military sources say. ...
Air Force says fire erupted at Wyo. missile silo The Associated Press
Air Force: Nuclear missile silo burned Greeley Tribune
Missile silo fire exposes ICBM oversight flaws The Plain Dealer -
Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck - Colorado Springs Gazette
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Air Force: Nuke missile silo fire went undetected
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
DENVER (AP) — A fire caused $1 million worth of damage at an unmanned underground nuclear launch site last spring, but the Air Force didn't find out about ...
Spain's Vandellos II nuclear plant at 30 pct output
Reuters - 5 hours ago
... had been halted since one of its generators caught fire on Aug. 24. That leaves six of Spain's eight nuclear plants working at part or full capacity. ...
Small fire quickly put out at Mass. nuclear plant
The Associated Press - 18 hours ago
(AP) — Firefighters have extinguished a fire at the Pilgrim Nuclear Station that apparently started in a cabinet in an area that calibrates safety equipment ...

Voice of America
US caught in ill winds over North Korea
Asia Times Online, Hong Kong - 4 hours ago
... North Korea's show of adherence to its promise to go on disabling all it has got at its nuclear complex at Yongbyon, 96 kilometers north of Pyongyang. ...
'Bedbound' Kim In Charge Sky News
Kim 'running country from hospital' The Press Association
North Korea threatens to turn the South into 'debris'
Radio France Internationale - AFP
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Disaster plan branded 'inadequate'
The Press Association - 14 hours ago
incidents, urban search and rescue equipment for It includes mass decontamination equipment for dealing with chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear...

Seattle Post Intelligencer
McCain comment on nuclear power draws fire
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Oct 28, 2008
Nuclear power is safe. We ought to do it. As one commenter noted, though, we still don't know how to safely store the waste -- even the waste from Navy subs ...
Air Force has more nuclear troubles; Navy has relationship problems
OhMyGov!, DC - 1 hour ago
The fifth act of the nuclear follies was unveiled last night when the AP released a story that a fire broke out at a Wyoming missile silo a few months ago. ...

BBC News
Disasters programme 'inadequate'
BBC News, UK - 14 hours ago
It includes mass decontamination equipment for dealing with chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incidents, urban search and rescue equipment for ...
US presidential Elections and Indo-American Friendship
Berkeley Daily Planet, CA - 19 hours ago
... on nuclear arsenal program. The present economic crisis in the USA (with the collapse of Lehman Brothers, AIG and others) has added fuel to the fire, ...
Welcome to a nuclear America
InsideVandy, TN - 12 hours ago
A significant chunk of Americans seem to believe their social institutions are under fire. Divorce rates are supposedly skyrocketing, though in actuality it ...

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