[ RadSafe ] Canadian Depleted Uranium Study Results Released

John R Johnson idiasjrj at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 12:19:27 CST 2013


I agree with you on the fixation of DU in soil, but the radioactivity in
fertizer cantain all the progeny of U-Nat and T-Nat.

Is the value you mention the fertizer value?


On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 6:51 AM, Helmut Wabnig <hwabnig at aon.at> wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 06:43:23 -0800, you wrote:
> >Thanks for the info.  I downloaded and saved it to my files.  What really
> >angers me about this whole DU thing is the sheer stupidity of it.  Of
> course
> >DU has a metal toxicity issue.  C-4 also has a toxicity issue.  Its a
> weapon
> >of war.  DU rounds were designed to kill enemy tanks that are trying to
> kill
> >you.  The "silver bullet" worked just fine. Yet, a bunch of idiots got its
> >use stopped because it was mildly radioactive and a weapon of war. You
> don't
> >like war fine; please don't make it harder on the men and women that do
> have
> >to fight in a war.  But enough of my ranting and raving.  Technically,
> this
> >report shows what most of us already know:  The ionizing radiation
> >associated with DU is not a health hazard.  I also have the U.S. reports
> on
> >DU which show the same thing.  I wonder if other countries that used or
> use
> >DU munitions have similar reports.
> >
> >
> >
> >Victor Anderson, CHP
> >
> In "green" countries with enough rain and plants covering
> any DU dust will be quickly bound and fixed to the soil.
> There it adds some value to the already present uranium
> content of widespread phosphorous fertilizers the farmers use.
> But how is the situation in a desert country?
> Will the DU dust be present everywhere near and far
> from a battlefield?
> w.
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