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  • Boil Water Order for Several Towns after Plant Worker Found Dead in Tank (New Jersey)

    02/10/2005 10:45:08 AM PST · by TexKat · 140 replies · 4,965+ views
    WABC ^ | 2/10/05
    New York -WABC, Feb. 10, 2005) — A boil water advisory has gone out to 17 area towns this morning. All are serviced by the same water treatment tank where the body of a missing New Jersey woman was found last night. Eyewitness News reporter Ken Rosato is at the scene in Totowa with more. The medical examiner arrived at the Passaic Valley water treatment plant last night. It was clear, the news would be grim. They had found the body of a woman missing for several days. The discovery led officials to declare a boil water advisory for several...
  • Va. trooper shot during water contamination investigation

    02/04/2003 9:35:13 PM PST · by csvset · 64 replies · 655+ views
    The Daily Press ^ | 4 Feb 2003 | AP
    Va. trooper shot during water contamination investigation By the Associated Press Published February 4, 2003 ACCOMACK, Va. -- A Virginia state trooper was shot Tuesday night in Accomack County while investigating a possible plot to contaminate water supplies. Col. Gerald Massengill, state police superintendent, said the trooper had been taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Massengill said the trooper was executing a search warrant on Virginia's Eastern Shore between 10 and 10:30 p.m. in connection with an investigation into a possible plot to contaminate water supplies. The investigation was being conducted by the state police, the FBI...
  • Italy Arrests Egyptians for U.S. War Cemetery Plot

    10/05/2002 6:31:05 AM PDT · by veronica · 35 replies · 527+ views
    Reuters ^ | 19-05-02
    ROME (Reuters) - Italian police said Saturday they had arrested three Egyptian fishermen suspected of plotting to attack a cemetery of American war dead south of Rome. Explosives and maps highlighting the Nettuno American Cemetery and Memorial in the town of Anzio were seized in an apartment in Italy belonging to one of the men, a police official said. "They were preparing a symbolic attack against the American cemetery," the official said, adding police suspected the men were tied to Islamic terrorism. The Egyptians, aged 30 to 45, were arrested Friday but have not been formally charged. Police said they...
  • Muslim CEOs of U.S. firms fight terrorism, 'stop evil' (anthrax, Bioport)

    05/19/2004 10:59:34 AM PDT · by Shermy · 24 replies · 366+ views
    USA Today ^ | May 19, 2004
    Those who go to sleep at night with the threat of terrorism on their minds might be surprised to learn that Muslim CEOs are running companies that watch over our safety. • Fuad El-Hibri is CEO of BioPort, the only U.S. maker of anthrax vaccine. • Houssam Salloum is CEO of Axiolog, a Detroit firm developing a high-tech system for tracking international cargo into vulnerable U.S. ports. • Nafa Khalaf is CEO of Detroit Contracting, which after the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001 secured the five major treatment plants that supply water to 4.5 million residents of the Detroit area....
  • Low-flying helicopters reported over reservoir (NAUGATUCK, Conn.)

    03/25/2003 8:58:16 AM PST · by Heartlander2 · 12 replies · 278+ views
    <p>Naugatuck police and state troopers investigated reports of low-flying helicopters over a drinking water reservoir Monday night.</p> <p>Naugatuck police received two calls shortly before 8 p.m. about two or three helicopters flying low over the Old Naugatuck Reservoir on the Naugatuck-Prospect line.</p>