|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Sep 2009 18:01:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] TRANSPORTATION, ROCKETS: ICBM Truck Accident (ND)|
Base Cleans Up After Accident KXMC TV News (Minot, ND) September 1, 2009A semi-trailer truck used to carry intercontinental missiles overturned into a ditch last night.
The incident occurred in north-central North Dakota.Air Force officials say the truck was not carrying nuclear material, but they were initially concerned that some rocket fuel might leak because of the accident.
The commander of the 91st Space Wing at Minot Air Force Base says air quality tests soon after the accident showed no contamination.
And he believes there has been no leak of the fuel mixture that he compared to anhydrous ammonia, a common farm fertilizer.
... For the entire story, see http://www.kxmb.com/News/430144.asp -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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