I blog about environmental and social justice issues because I am very concerned about the health of the interdependent web of life of which we are a part.

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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Scarier Than I First Thought

No details about the munitions involved were disclosed but the armed forces have said that a naval logistics base near Moscow had been destroyed by the ongoing inferno.  Russian media reported as many as 200 planes may have been destroyed at the naval air base....In Sarov, firefighters have focused on beating flames back from the top-secret Russian Federal Nuclear Research Centre.  A Sarov news website on Thursday cited local officials as saying a wall of fire had been broken down into several smaller blazes.   The officials said the closest blaze was still several kilometres from the research facilities and as a precaution all hazardous materials had been evacuated.
Wow - an even even scarier scenario than was apparent at first reading the news.  

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