Skip to comments.BREAKING: 7 Caught Trespassing At Quabbin Reservoir; Patrols Stepped Up Across State (Arabs)
Posted on 05/15/2013 3:40:18 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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I sure hope so. I read that the FBI questioned them.
I hope they didn't call Holder first.
Quite true. However, a terrorist could dump in some low level radioactive waste and then publicize it. Technically, it wouldn't hurt anyone to drink the "radioactive" water, but who would. The terrorists would have then succeeded in cutting off the water supply for 3 million or so people.
...and the cops let them go. Brilliant! *sheesh* I'm betting these terrorists leave the country or don't appear for their hearing.
Shhh! Be vewy, vewy, quiet! Our government is busy hunting for the phantom "tea party terrorists" and can't be bothered with worrying about actual terrorists.
fyi, Jeff Kuhner is talking about this right now on WRKO 680 AM. Boston.
then send the show an email or call in
it’s time to turn up the heat on the Tea Party.
it’s time for the the Tea Party to turn up the heat.
You are right, there is no room for them. Los Angeles is also in danger. I heard there was a rumor that they planned an attack in L.A. to murder all legal U.S. residents living there. The death toll could go as high as 23.
7 arab chemical engineers wandering around a major water supply in the middle of the night...........no good.
AGREED. Christians better wake up. Islam IS the Whore of Babylon.
I think we all know what would have happened to any Germans they caught sniffing around this reservoir circa 1943...
That would be for direct acting poison. What about bio-hazards, prions, and who knows what else inventive, malevolent minds could introduce that would replicate in the water?
They hate the West.
Why are they here ?
..at MIDNIGHT?...yeah right.
“cited their education and career interests for being in the area
..at MIDNIGHT?...yeah right.
Dedicated engineers burning the midnight oil.
But just 10 miles away from University of Massachusetts Amherst campus, and Amherst College.
True...poisoning the water supply is near impossible without a truckload of stuff. The massive underground aqueducts that pass through Framingham MA contain the water from the Quabbin reservoir heading to Boston. They are huge earth and grass covered 6 foot diameter metal pipes and now look like old rail bed right of ways. You can drive on top of them. They are beautiful greenways and are used by the locals for running and walking the dogs even thought they have been posted as ‘no trespassing’ for years. Some are now open to public use. They cross many roads and on many intersections they have removed the low hurricane fences and replaced them with massive metal pipe truck gates. I agree with the poster who suggested a probe of defenses.
here is a google map of an area on the Framingham Wayland Sudbury border showing the greenway and pipe crossing the Sudbury River at center. Zoom in to see pipe. Zoom out to see many road crossings.
Boston Bombing Ping!
Pinging list to this news near Boston. Very disturbing.
I’m listening! Jeff is the Best. He’s hot on everything this morning. Boston’s Bull-dozer. Yes!!
Calling all my Boston relatives RIGHT NOW.
Don’t drink the water!
Scary, scary implausible story. When is liberal Massachusetts going to wake up?!?
The FBI has probably interviewed 3 of the seven in the past and Saudi intelligence maybe warned of 2, and the Pakistani runs a hate fill You Tube account. But...for god sakes...have an open mind and neglect all that kinda prejudicial thinking. That thinking won’t get you promoted at the FBI.
Move along....nothing to see here...
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
If you look at the calendar from UMASS grad school available here
you can see in this highlight
that school is over and summer school just began on Monday...so they are either out walking at midnight on the second day of classes....or out walking after school is over and every student in town takes a vacation and gets out of town....far out of town and certainly not to the local reservoir at midnight. It is tick season and the poison ivy is just coming out and it is not a time to hiking at midnight.....but that’s just me.
It is time for a little crowd sourcing of information on these students from their classmates and professors and friends.
There is a dam near there too. They could have been checking out the dam...another terrorist fantasy plot...blowing dams up.
They just went out to watch the submarine races.
Quabbin Reservoir bump....
It is possible that they are interested for professional reasons. One of my many wanderings had me in charge of waste and potable water in a plant.
Not they way I would bet though.
You want to kill, blind, and maim tens of thousands of Americans? Google “Raccoon roundworm”. Very persistant and deadly biohazard that would thrive in a reservior.
Hmm. And some of these people wandering around in the forest where this water supply is, doing research related to their engineering degrees, were from Saudi Arabia where this coronavirus comes from?
Obviously nothing to see here. No reason to monitor their calls, like AP phones have to be monitored...
There is a tightly regulated large reservoir near me, pre 9-11 people use to sneak in to fish. As it’s virtually unfished, the fishing is great. There is nowhere to park and the roads were regularly patrolled, you needed to hike in or have someone drop you off and pick you up -again, this is all pre 9-11 security. Get caught doing any of that now and your screwed.
I wonder how many industrious ‘students’ and ‘chemical engineers’ have already blazed a trail.. looking for new killing grounds. I wonder..
Testing. Dry run. Now they know that there are eyes so next time they'll have to recruit a driver. Or they were the distraction from the real mission. If they'd been named Billy Joe or Bubba, their names and mug shots would be all over MSNBC this morning. What's the status of their student visas? If they've recently graduated, will their visas expire before their court date giving them an excuse to leave?
He should stay on this story.
Freepers can text Jeff @680680.
His radio program is on from 6:00-9:00am. And he’s back on from 11:00a.m. to noon.
I also sent this report to Drudge.
Not sure why they would say you need a truckload?
“Moreover, the ability of waterborne pathogens to cause massive outbreaks has been demonstrated. In 1993, a huge outbreak of cryptosporidiosis occurred in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cryptosporidium organisms passed undetected through two water treatment plants and are estimated to have caused more than 403,000 illnesses and 4,400 hospitalizations among the 800,000 customers served by the water system.19 Although this incident was not the result of bioterrorism, it demonstrated to public health professionals the vulnerabilities of populations to microbial contamination of treated water supplies. Cryptosporidium was first identified in 1907, but it was not recognized as a source of waterborne disease until 1987 when it was associated with a 15,000-person outbreak in a filtered system in Georgia.20 This suggests that there is much work to be done in improving our understanding of drinking water as a source of community illness.”
Seven Mohammedan Chemical Engineering grads wandering around Bostons main water supply after midnight last night. Nothing to see here. Move along.
Just a little late-night reconnaissance. [Critique snipped ‘cause I don’t want to make their job easier.]
Terrorist don’t have to do major damage just work on Psyche of the people. Thats what terrorism is. Our panic along with the governments actions will do the trick. Look at the Boston aftermath. Mission success.
“If I lived in an area with rapid dogs...”
I think you meant rabid dogs. : )
Way past time to weed these people out...
We get our water from there - quite good. Has some real history.
The Quabbin Reservoir is the largest inland body of water in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was built between 1930 and 1939. Today along with the Wachusett Reservoir, it is the primary water supply for Boston, some 65 miles (105 km) to the east, as well as 40 other communities in Greater Boston. It also supplies water to three towns west of the reservoir and acts as backup supply for three others. It has an aggregate capacity of 412 billion US gallons (1.56 km3) and an area of 38.6 square miles (99.9 km²).
The Quabbin was formed by inundating the Swift River Valley, a drainage basin lying entirely within the state, by damming the river and a col, through which Beaver Brook would have otherwise provided another outlet for its water. When construction began in 1936 the Swift River was redirected from its riverbed through a diversion tunnel. On August 14, 1939, that tunnel was sealed with rock. Over the next seven years the waters of the Quabbin Reservoir slowly rose behind the newly completed Winsor Dam, an earth-filled structure 2,640 feet (800 m) long, rising 170 feet (52 m) above the riverbed, and the slightly smaller Goodnough Dike. The water gradually submerged the roads that had linked the towns. It swallowed all but the peaks of about sixty hills and mountains, transforming Prescott Ridge into Prescott Peninsula.
During the time in which the reservoir was forming, the eventual bed of the reservoir was used as the Quabbin Reservoir Precision Bombing and Gunnery Range. The range was used by planes from both Hanscom Army Air Field and Westover Army Air Field.
Quite Towns disincorporated
The Quabbin's creation required the flooding, and thus the disincorporation, in April 1938, of four towns: Dana (located in Worcester County), Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott (all located in Hampshire County). The land remaining from the disincorporated towns was added to surrounding municipalities, including Belchertown, Pelham, New Salem, Petersham, Hardwick and Ware. One additional town on the reservoir is Shutesbury, in Franklin County. Because of New Salem's annexation of the Prescott Peninsula, a large wedge of land shifted from Hampshire County to Franklin County. Today, the majority of the reservoir lies in either New Salem or Petersham.
In addition, thirty-six miles of the Boston and Albany Railroad's Athol Branch were abandoned (originally the Springfield, Athol and Northeastern Railroad). Route 21, formerly reaching Athol, was truncated to the south side of the reservoir, and new roadsnow US 202 and Route 32Awere built on each side.
When the buildings in the towns flooded by the reservoir were destroyed, the cellars were left intact. Old roads that once led to the flooded towns can be followed to the water's edge. Not all elements of the towns were flooded, however. Town memorials and cemeteries in the four towns were moved to Quabbin Park Cemetery, located on Route 9 in Ware, just off the Quabbin's lands. Many other public buildings were moved to other locations. For example, the Prescott First Congregational Church was moved to South Hadley.
Because of state restrictions, most areas around the reservoir are accessible only by foot, through fifty-five surrounding gates. Few people ever go into the deep woods, and it has become a wildlife area. Bald eagles, moose, deer, coyotes, black bears, foxes, and bobcats share the habitat, among others. Large portions of Dana are on higher ground, and its remains, predominantly cellar holes, as well as the former town green (where a historic stone marker was placed) can be visited. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quabbin_Reservoi
Exactly, that’s why we just saw a Saudi fly in with a pressure cooker -continually stoke fear in between what are relatively rare attacks.
It has a very interesting history.
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