Skip to comments.story of WMD found in iraq by the finder
Posted on 07/16/2007 4:07:21 PM PDT by jyro
"I was in Iraq for a total of 14 months as a civilian contractor for the Department of Defense (working for Halliburton). My original assignment was as an Environmental Specialist. Duties included Environmental Baseline Surveys of the area (land, air, water, etc. testing), hazardous waste (spent fuel and oil) clean-up and storage, incineration, and other environmental duties. You see, during the first Gulf War, we left a bunch of spent fuel and oil all over the border of Kuwait and Saudi, which in turn, they sent us a bill for clean-up that was over a billion dollars.
Anyway, while in my first few months out there (early 2004), the Marine Air wing came across some unknown substance. Chemicals that didn't belong to them and a lot of it. None of the military's personnel had any chemical or HAZMAT training beyond the awareness level, so they asked us if we could assist. It was out of our scope of work, but of course, we were more than happy to check it out.
Upon our first sight at the cashe of chemicals, we immediately pulled back and secured the area because there were several 55 gallon metal drums that had been improperly stored. Parts of these drums were degrading and some were missing caps on the lids, etc. With limited personal protective equipment (PPE), a few of us went in and wrote down the labels that we did find. We went back and researched the names of the chemicals we collected."
(Excerpt) Read more at ricekiller.com ...
Double Bump for later read.
The link goes to a post on a bulletin board -
I'm only OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour trained, and that definitely violates standard practice! He's lucky he's not dead, or worse, sickened by some of the nasties out there!
scroll down toe screen , the post is below where it opens
scroll down the screen , the post is below where it opens and has pictures
Yes, I read the post, it was an interesting read.
The majority of democrats will not read past this part.
I like the guy who denies there was anything new, like it didn’t matter that the 155mm shells were specifically mentioned as needing to be accounted for by UNMOVIC. Since nothing “new” was found, Bush lied...
Outstanding post! Thanks. ping;ping
Be sure to click on the link and view the pix Denny posted. Genuine article this one!
Interesting account, in fact my son could have ‘met up’ with him as he was offered a job to search for WMDs around that same time.
Thankfully we talked him out of it.
What has always struck me in the "no WMD" kerfuffle is (outside the WMD that actually were found) there were weapons that Saddam admitted to having that WEREN'T found.
Related to Red Mercury is Samuel Cohen (father of the neutron bomb) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Cohen
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