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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Halliburton Admits It Lost Radioactive Material

Dick Cheney's former company, Halliburton, is in the news again for nearly causing an environmental disaster. 

Last month, Halliburton admitted that it lost a rod of radioactive material somewhere in Texas. The type of radiation – known as americium-241/beryllium – is considered a category 3 radioactive substance and can be fatal if encountered for a prolonged period of time. After Halliburton announced the rod was missing – the Texas National Guard was called up to find it. But no luck...until this week – when an oilfield worker noticed the radioactive rod alongside a highway near Pecos, Texas. So now Halliburton can breathe a little easier and get back to its day job: pouring faulty cement in undersea oil wells and carving up Iraqi oil fields.


Anonymous said...

That is surprising HOW?

Anonymous said...

If our government and Israel treated Halliburton like we treat Muslim Countries then we would bomb Halliburton Headquarters tomorrow.

Moreover, if the UN found a radioactive rod lying on the side of a road in Iran . . . We would bomb them tomorrow. CNN would air the bombing and the American People would watch with popcorn in tow.

If Israel were to find a radioactive rod lying on the side of a road in Gaza, they would bomb them. Again.

Get it?