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Uranium Battlefields Home & Abroad

AuthorCitizen Alert, Rural Alliance for Military Accountability, C.Bukowksi, D.A.Lopez, F.M.McGehee
DateMarch 1993

From the publication:

Uranium Battlefields Home & Abroad:
Depleted Uranium Use by the U .S. Department of Defense

Grace Bukowski
Rural A11iance for Military Accountability
6205 Franktown Road
Carson City, NV 89704

Damacio A. Lopez
Progressive Alliance for Community Empowerment
P.O. Box 4345 11 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87196 

Fielding M. McGehee m, ed.
Citizen Alert
P. 0 . Box 5339
Reno. NV 89513

March 1993

This is a report on the use of Depleted Uranium (DU)
by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and its
contractors in armor-pierctng projectiles and armor
construction. This study investigates testing facilities,
known manufacturing facilities. tra1nlng grounds, and use
of DU in the Persian GulfWar.
Among the questions addressed in this report is
whether testing and use of DU, a low-level radioactive
material, is a threat to human health and the
This study will demonstrate that people located in
areas near DU fabrication plants. test sites, gun ranges,
and battlefields, are being exposed to radioactive
contamination. It will be important to anyone who lives
near or works around DU, including the soldiers who
ultimately use DU weapons and civilians who will
reoccupy a battlefield where DU has been used and still