Posts Tagged: Pohakuloa

Pohakuloa Radiation Hearings

Last night several of us attended the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) public informational meeting in Wahiawa related to DU contamination in Lihu’e (Schofield) and the Army’s application for an NRC license to “possess” the DU material.   The presentations were informative about the regulatory functions of the NRC.  But is was frustrating to learn the limited… Read more »

Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meetings on Depleted Uranium in Hawai’i

NRC public meetings on Army’s DU permit application August 24th, 1:00 pm Hawaii Army National Guard’s Wahiawa Armory 487 FA, at 77-230 Kamehameha Highway in Mililani August 25th, 6 – 8:30 pm Wahiawa District Park – Hale Koa Nutrition Site, 1139 Kilani Ave., in Wahiawa August 26th, 6 – 8:30 p.m. King Kamehameha Kona Beach… Read more »

Army report says DU at Pohakuloa not a threat

Updated at 11:19 a.m., Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Depleted uranium at Pohakuloa no threat to public, Army report says By Nancy Cook Lauer West Hawaii Today HILO – A preliminary study completed by the military earlier this month finds no threat to the public from depleted uranium at the Pohakuloa Training Area. The study is… Read more »

“Hazards of military Depleted Uranium” the topic of webcast

The activists from Moku o Keawe (Hawai’i island) are organizing a webcast of an interview with Dr. Lorrin Pang on the hazards of depleted uranium contamination.  Here’s an excerpt from an email from Jim Albertini: The Hazards of military Depleted Uranium (DU) in Hawaii will be the topic of the Big Island Live Broadcasting Network… Read more »

Depleted Uranium Meetings planned in Hawai’i

PRESS RELEASE Contact person: Ms. Cory Harden Sierra Club, Moku Loa group PO Box 1137 Hilo, Hawaii 96721 808-968-8965 Immediate Release DEPLETED URANIUM MEETINGS PLANNED FEDERAL ACTIONS QUESTIONED May 14, 2009, Hilo, Hawai’i As the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plans meetings in Hawai’i on a depleted uranium (DU) license for the Army, DU… Read more »

Pohakuloa Depleted Uranium studies “fall far short”

The Sierra Club Moku Loa chapter has been doing excellent work bird dogging the Army over its handling of the DU contamination at Pohakuloa.   Cory Harden posted the following letter and attached review of the Army’s studies by an independent scietist. “I am particularly concerned that what is proposed by the U.S. Army for future… Read more »

Protest and healing ceremony at Pohakuloa

Here’s a report from Jim Albertini, one of the organizers on Hawai’i island resisting further militarization.    They recently organized an action up at Pohakuloa.  You can also view a video covering both the Pro-Hawai’i/Pro-Peace protest and the Pro-war protest here. POHAKULOA HEALING CEREMONY AND PROTEST Aloha Kakou, Approximately 50 Big Island residents gathered on Saturday,… Read more »

Army continues to bomb Pohakuloa despite Council moratorium PTA live fire continues despite council DU results pending by Jim Quirk West Hawaii Today Wednesday, December 31, 2008 9:01 AM HST HILO — Testing on depleted uranium levels at Pohakuloa Training Area is completed, and although the results will be unavailable until spring, the U.S. Army continues live fire exercises at PTA…. Read more »

Call to Stop the Bombing of Pohakuloa

Jim Albertini of Malu ‘Aina issued the following statement calling on the military to honor the Hawai’i County Council resolution for a moratorium on live fire training at Pohakuloa, a site contaminated with depleted uranium. A CITIZEN CALL TO ACTION The military officially confirmed radiation contamination from weapons training at The Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA)… Read more »

Army Confirms Depleted Uranium Contamination at Pohakuloa

News Alert: Army Confirms Depleted Uranium Contamination at Pohakuloa August 20, 2007: In a media release (65kb) from the U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii, the presence of depleted uranium (DU) in the training ground at Pohakuloa.