Army Wants License for Depleted Uranium in Hawaii

·By Joan Conrow

The radioactive, man-made heavy metal is present on at least two bases in Hawaii and the Army is seeking an after-the-fact license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to possess the material.

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Joan Conrow

I've been a journalist — freelance and staff writer – for the past 30 years. I most often write about land use, military, environmental and cultural issues. I grew up in Sonoma County, Calif., attended college in Colorado and have lived on windward Kauai since 1987.
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