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In its 2000 report on depleted uranium, NATO confirmed the use of the munitions both in Iraq and in the Balkans.
and coalition aircraft have not been and will not be using depleted uranium munitions in Iraq or Syria during Operation Inherent Resolve," Moore said at the time.
Critics of the plan to bury depleted uranium in Utah had hoped that if EnergySolutions was able to the Texas facility, it would send depleted uranium to that state instead.
Desmond Travers, the former Irish Army officer who was a member of the Goldstone Commission, would only say that depleted uranium may have been used during the war, although he did agree that it would have been well suited for attacking the tunnels where maximum penetration would have been desired.
The police said being a sensitive material, the usage of depleted uranium is tightly regulated.
An IAEA investigation in Kuwait in 2002 found that depleted uranium from munitions used in the 1991 Gulf War did not pose a radiological hazard Depleted uraniumAa
by Committee on Toxicologic and Radiologic Effects from Exposure to Depleted Uranium During and After Combat.
that traces of depleted uranium have been found in Palestinian victims.
GAO's testimony is based on its March 31, 2008, report entitled Nuclear Material: DOE Has Several Potential Options for Dealing with Depleted Uranium Tails, Each of Which Could Benefit the Government (GAO-08-606R).
After more than 50 years pro ducing atomic weapons and nuclear energy, the USA has 500,000 tonnes of depleted uranium.
Armor-piercing projectiles made of depleted uranium have caused concern among soldiers storing and using them.
Cliff Kindy, a Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) member, stands outside Alliant Techsystems/Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in Rocket City, West Virginia, where radioactive depleted uranium is added to warheads and other munitions.