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BHAD takes center stage at county meeting again - Rapid City Journal

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 09:31

Rapid City Journal

BHAD takes center stage at county meeting again
Rapid City Journal
HOT SPRINGS – Issues surrounding the planned seismic testing and potential oil and gas exploration on 46,000 acres of southwestern Fall River County land, including 23,000 acres of Buffalo Gap National Grasslands and the former Black Hills Army Depot ...

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Mary Sanchez: WWII vet exposed to mustard gas finally has his say ... - Frederick News Post (subscription)

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 23:48

Mary Sanchez: WWII vet exposed to mustard gas finally has his say ...
Frederick News Post (subscription)
After 70 years of secrecy, outright dismissal and bureaucratic stalling, the federal government may finally do right by World War II veteran Arla Harrell. If he lives ...

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'They Are Not That Smart' : How ISIS Lost It's Chance At A Radioactive Dirty Bomb - The Daily Caller

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 16:58

Telegraph.co.uk

'They Are Not That Smart' : How ISIS Lost It's Chance At A Radioactive Dirty Bomb
The Daily Caller
Despite the strikes, ISIS is known to have used chlorine and mustard gas against its enemies in Iraq and Syria. ISIS's failure to use the cobalt-60 was fortunate, but there are lessons to be learned. “This case should lead to reinvigorated efforts to ...
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Let's not forget Canada's legacy of gas warfare - The Globe and Mail

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00

Let's not forget Canada's legacy of gas warfare
The Globe and Mail
A century ago this month, soldiers were first exposed to the blistering agent known as mustard gas. It would become Canada's signature product over the decades that followed. As University of Alberta historian Susan Smith discovered in research for her ...

After Syria sarin attack, doctors train to treat chemical weapons victims - euronews

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 04:28

euronews

After Syria sarin attack, doctors train to treat chemical weapons victims
euronews
Since then, a joint United Nations and OPCW investigation has declared Syrian government forces responsible for three chlorine gas attacks in 2014 and 2015. It has also said Islamic State militants used mustard gas. One of the trainers, a veteran of ...

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Missouri WWII vet exposed to mustard gas finally has his say - Kansas City Star (blog)

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 23:48

Kansas City Star (blog)

Missouri WWII vet exposed to mustard gas finally has his say
Kansas City Star (blog)
He is one of an estimated 60,000 enlisted men exposed to mustard gas in military experiments during World War II. In April 2016, the VA determined that just 40 soldiers had been compensated for their suffering. Harrell isn't one of them, at least not yet.

After Syria Sarin Attack, Doctors Train to Treat Chemical Weapons Victims - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:27

U.S. News & World Report

After Syria Sarin Attack, Doctors Train to Treat Chemical Weapons Victims
U.S. News & World Report
Around 100 people were killed in the sarin gas attack on the opposition-held northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4, the international chemical weapons watchdog OPCW said. Two hundred people needed treatment, including medical staff.

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Learn About “The Mustard Challenge” In The Fight Against Cancer - WTMM 104.5 The Team - ESPN Radio

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:14

Learn About “The Mustard Challenge” In The Fight Against Cancer
WTMM 104.5 The Team - ESPN Radio
Today, children are commonly treated with 1950s drugs derived from the same compounds used in mustard gas, and only 3 drugs have been approved for childhood cancer since 1980. These ancient drugs are highly toxic and cause acute side effects – even ...

Weapons of Mass Destruction readiness drills to take place through Denver metro - The Denver Channel

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 20:19

The Denver Channel

Weapons of Mass Destruction readiness drills to take place through Denver metro
The Denver Channel
Timing for the event is conveniently unfolding 100 years after the third battle of Ypres during World War I, when mustard gas was used as a means of chemical warfare in the trenches. Thus, the exercises have been named Operation Ypres. Based out of ...
Civil support teams, first responders conduct exercises along Front RangeDVIDS (press release)

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US Agrees to Clean Up World War II Mustard Gas Stockpile in Panama - Sputnik International

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:15

Sputnik International

US Agrees to Clean Up World War II Mustard Gas Stockpile in Panama
Sputnik International
Seventy years later, eight mustard gas bombs still remain undetonated on the island, and one Panamanian report claimed that there could be as many as 3,000 other bombs that still haven't been found. Panama has repeatedly pushed the United States to ...

US Will Destroy Chem Weapons Produced By Canada And Left In Panama - The Daily Caller

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:50

US Will Destroy Chem Weapons Produced By Canada And Left In Panama
The Daily Caller
Chemical weapons produced by Canada during the Second World War will be destroyed by the U.S. in September, The National Post reports. The bombs, largely containing mustard gas, are located off the coast of Panama on San Jose Island, a location that ...

Chemical weapons from secret Canadian-US mustard gas program in Panama to be destroyed - National Post

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 22:06

National Post

Chemical weapons from secret Canadian-US mustard gas program in Panama to be destroyed
National Post
The U.S. has agreed to destroy chemical bombs left over from a secret U.S.-Canadian test program that conducted mustard-gas experiments on various ethnic groups during the Second World War. The eight bombs were discovered on San Jose Island, the ...

BWW Review: Jennifer Whitcomb-Oliva's Dazzling and Stunning Billie Holiday Can't Be Missed - Broadway World

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:40

Broadway World

BWW Review: Jennifer Whitcomb-Oliva's Dazzling and Stunning Billie Holiday Can't Be Missed
Broadway World
... mustard gas that burned his lungs in World War I - the war to end all wars that only served as a harbinger of more horrors and atrocities to come) - her reason for being becomes more apparent and Whitcomb-Oliva's performance only becomes more ...

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Tooth and Tail promises paratrooper-puking owls and flamethrowing boars - PCGamesN

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 11:49

PCGamesN

Tooth and Tail promises paratrooper-puking owls and flamethrowing boars
PCGamesN
Described by the developer as an opportunity to “lead an army of flamethrowing Boars, mustard gas-lobbing Skunks, and paratrooper-puking Owls”, Tooth and Tail looks to simplify the RTS formula with an “extensive” single player campaign, couch co-op ...

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Congress should stop playing politics and help veterans - STLtoday.com

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 05:11

STLtoday.com

Congress should stop playing politics and help veterans
STLtoday.com
How appalling that Arla Harrell and 60,000 other World War II veterans were subjected to mustard gas experiments and later denied benefits and ignored by Congress, the VA and the Pentagon. The federal government needs to step up to the plate and take ...

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Recent Missouri editorials - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:05

Recent Missouri editorials
Charlotte Observer
McCaskill has worked for years to achieve passage of the Arla Harrell Act, named for a veteran from Macon, Mo., who is one of 60,000 subjected to mustard gas experiments. Military officers lied to Harrell and others about the nature of the tests and ...

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EDITORIAL: A year later, mustard gas victims still await congressional action - Columbia Missourian

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:02

Columbia Missourian

EDITORIAL: A year later, mustard gas victims still await congressional action
Columbia Missourian
McCaskill has worked for years to achieve passage of the Arla Harrell Act, named for a veteran from Macon who is one of 60,000 subjected to mustard gas experiments. Military officers lied to Harrell and others about the nature of the tests and the dangers.

BHAD update: Seismic testing 'a process,' lands already up for oil, gas lease - Rapid City Journal

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:36

Rapid City Journal

BHAD update: Seismic testing 'a process,' lands already up for oil, gas lease
Rapid City Journal
County residents are extremely concerned about this because they worry what might happen if the remains of the ammunition, bombs, rockets and a wide array of chemical weapons – including sarin, nerve gases, phosgene and mustard gas – that BHAD ...

Editorial: A year later, mustard gas victims still await congressional action - STLtoday.com

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:00

STLtoday.com

Editorial: A year later, mustard gas victims still await congressional action
STLtoday.com
McCaskill has worked for years to achieve passage of the Arla Harrell Act, named for a veteran from Macon, Mo., who is one of 60,000 subjected to mustard gas experiments. Military officers lied to Harrell and others about the nature of the tests and ...

Sarin gas probe in Syria comes under growing pressure - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 19:45

Deutsche Welle

Sarin gas probe in Syria comes under growing pressure
Deutsche Welle
Mulet's panel is investigating who carried out a sarin gas attack that left 87 dead in the town of Khan Sheikhun in April, as well as a mustard gas attack in Um Hosh last September. Two Syrian women suffered from exposure to the potentially lethal gas ...
UN-OPCW probe of Syria sarin gas attack comes under heavy ...Channel NewsAsia
Global Inquiry Aims to Report on Syria Sarin Attack by October ...U.S. News & World Report
Head of Inquiry Into Syrian Chemical Attacks Says He Is Being Politically PressuredVoice of America
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