Of nine companies the Environmental Protection Agency asked for details of what is in Hydrofracting chemicals sold for natural gas extraction only one company refused the EPA’s request – Halliburton. Now EPA has announced it was using a subpoena to Halliburton seeking the requested information on hydraulic fracturing. EPA’a xconcern is what these chemicals will do to drinking water where fracking takes place. When DCBureua.org called Halliburton we were told the company was only accepting email inquiries about this latest
This is curious since in late September, Teresa Wong, manager of Public Relations for the Company claimed to DCBureau.org that Halliburton would cooperate. In fact she sent DCBureau.org this statement by email:
Continue reading Halliburton: A Company As Good As It’s Flack’s Word?
The Defense Facilities Safety Board receives accident and incident reports from the major Department of Energy Weapons sites. Because many of these events are newsworthy, DCBureua.org is urging our readers to hit the links to these weekly reports to see how the DOE, the National Nuclear Security Administration (the weapons folks) and their contractors are doing in managing the most dangerous substances on earth. The reports are eye opening to say the least. The radioactive events are more frequent than the public relations people at DOE like to admit or our tax-paid contractors acknowledge.
So get familiar with this small window into how the DOE operates. As a citizen, you owe it to your country.
You can follow the map to view the incidents for each major DOE location. http://www.dnfsb.gov/index.php
Continue reading If You Think DOE Is Managing The Nuclear Weapons Complexes Properly, Read On…
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CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan slams Michael Hastings on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” program, agreeing that the Rolling Stone reporter violated an “unspoken agreement” that journalists are not supposed to “embarrass [the troops] by reporting insults and banter.”
Continue reading Rolling Stone: Lara Logan, You Suck
The Pentagon’s ultimate team of technologists is looking to breach the cultural divide in Afghanistan — with storytelling, pantomime, and the Wizard of Oz.
Continue reading Danger Room: To Reach Afghans, Pentagon Drafts Mimes, Storytellers, Wizard of Oz