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Albertini: Mauna Kea Park & Hawaii Island contaminated with military radiation?

The March 17, 2014 lead front-page story in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald said that Hawaii County Mayor, Billy Kenoi, wants Hawaii County to take over management of what is presently Mauna Kea State park. Does that mean Hawaii County will take over the liability if it is determined that the park is contaminated with Depleted Uranium […]

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Army issued license for depleted uranium at PTA

MEDIA RELEASE The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a license to the U.S. Army authorizing the possession of depleted uranium (DU) at two sites in Hawaii. The Army trained with the Davy Crockett weapons system at the two sites in the 1960s. This system included DU “spotting rounds,” used to assist with targeting accuracy. The […]

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Results of the Army's recent depleted uranium (DU) Basic Human Health Risk Assessment (BHHRA) for the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) impact area indicate no likely adverse impacts to current and potential future persons working on or living near PTA due to DU present at PTA.

Army announces results of DU risk assessment at Pohakuloa Training Area impact area

Results of the Army’s recent depleted uranium (DU) Basic Human Health Risk Assessment (BHHRA) for the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) impact area indicate no likely adverse impacts to current and potential future persons working on or living near PTA due to DU present at PTA.

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Eric Orseske -- U.S. veteran of Iraq/Afghanistan wars will speak on his war experience and transformation to anti-war activist

Jim Albertini and others will discuss Military Depleted Uranium (DU) radiation contamination at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) in the center of Hawaii Island.

Community Peace Forum in Keaau Sunday (April 25)

Eric Orseske — U.S. veteran of Iraq/Afghanistan wars will speak on his war experience and transformation to anti-war activist Jim Albertini and others will discuss Military Depleted Uranium (DU) radiation contamination at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) in the center of Hawaii Island.

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Depleted Uranium teleconference with NRC board (April 14)

Depleted Uranium teleconference with NRC board (April 14)

Depleted Uranium Teleconference – Hilo, Hawaii The NRC’s (Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s) Petition Review Board will hold a teleconference at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 14 with several Hawaii residents to address their concerns about DU (depleted uranium) and other possible radioactive hazards in Hawaii. The residents are Jim Albertini, Cory Harden, Isaac Harp, Dr. Lorrin Pang, […]

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Hawaii petitioner appeals Atomic Safety and Licensing Board decision

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii petitioner Isaac “Paka” Harp is appealing the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) ruling of Feb. 24, 2010 that stated he lacks standing to challenge the Army’s application for a license to possession Depleted Uranium (DU) in Hawaii. Harp, a Native Hawaiian, stated during oral arguments held […]

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Hilo veterans parade follow up

Hilo veterans parade follow up

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Peace signs popping up (Nov. 7)

Peace signs popping up (Nov. 7)

Jim Albertini released the following statement ahead of the Hilo Veterans Parade: Please join with others to hold peace signs beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7 on the makai side of Kamehameha Avenue across from the Hilo Farmers Market. (The sign holding will be stationary, not in the parade). Prior to the parade we […]

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DU request for hearing extended to Oct. 27

MEDIA RELEASE Depleted uranium report unavailable By Cory (Martha) Harden Moku Loa Group of the Sierra Club After nine months of requests, Sierra Club does not have a report on depleted uranium (DU) from the Army, but does have two extra weeks to try obtaining it from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC.) DU spotting rounds, […]

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission began its review of the U.S. Army's application to possess depleted uranium this week on the Big Island.

The procedure to grant a license  - and establishing any conditions to that license - is expected to last into next year. 

The application covers nine sites across the country, including Pohakuloa Training Area on the Big Island and Schofield Barracks on Oahu.

Army’s depleted uranium application now before NRC

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission began its review of the U.S. Army’s application to possess depleted uranium this week on the Big Island. The procedure to grant a license – and establishing any conditions to that license – is expected to last into next year. The application covers nine sites across the country, including Pohakuloa Training […]

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NRC meetings on Army's DU permit application

NRC meetings on Army’s DU permit application

MEDIA RELEASE Kona: 6-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel  Hilo: 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, Hilo High School The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a notice of opportunity to request a hearing on a license application from the U.S. Army for possession of depleted uranium at two installations in Hawaii where […]

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Live multimedia broadcasts on the Big Island begin August 1st

Live multimedia broadcasts on the Big Island begin August 1st

MEDIA RELEASE July 20, 2009, Big Island of Hawaii….. Big Island residents will be able to receive news, information and entertainment live and in real time starting 5:00 PM, Saturday, August 1, when Big Island Live Broadcasting Network (BILB) launches its premier broadcast via the internet on www.bigislandlive.com. The unified multimedia network will be using […]

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U.S. Army environmental initiatives for Big Island

U.S. Army environmental initiatives for Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health, Addison “Tad” Davis, IV, met with Hawaii legislators Thursday, Feb. 26 at the State Capitol to discuss three U.S. Army environmental initiatives on the Big Island, reported the Hawaii House Blog. “Hydrogen Highway” – The Army is working with the Hawaii […]

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