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06.08.2013 Explosion Ukraine Donetska Oblast, Horlivka [PAT Concern Stirol Chemical Factory] Damage level Details

Explosion in Ukraine on Tuesday, 06 August, 2013 at 15:42 (03:42 PM) UTC.

Description
An explosion of ammonia gas killed at least five workers at Ukrainian chemical maker PAT Concern Stirol, the prosecutor general’s office said. The leak occurred at 2 p.m. today during maintenance in Horlivka, eastern Ukraine, where the plant is based, according to a statement released on the the website of the regional prosecutors office, which opened a criminal probe. Stirol belongs to Ukrainian billionaire Dmitry Firtash.

Explosion in Ukraine on Tuesday, 06 August, 2013 at 15:42 (03:42 PM) UTC.

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Updated: Tuesday, 06 August, 2013 at 17:08 UTC
Description
Ukraine’s Emergency Situations Ministry says an ammonia leak at a chemical plant has killed five people and sickened more than 20. The ministry said that a pipe carrying liquid ammonia depressurized Tuesday at the Stirol plant in the east of the country, causing the release of the chemical. The ministry refused to provide further details. The plant said on its website that the faulty pipe was soon fixed and there was no danger to the population in nearby areas. Production of chemical fertilizers is a key sector of the Ukrainian economy.

Ukraine: 5 killed, 20 sickened in ammonia leak

August 06, 2013

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Emergency Situations Ministry says an ammonia leak at a chemical plant has killed five people and sickened more than 20.

The ministry said that a pipe carrying liquid ammonia depressurized Tuesday at the Stirol plant in the east of the country, causing the release of the chemical. The ministry refused to provide further details.

The plant said on its website that the faulty pipe was soon fixed and there was no danger to the population in nearby areas. Production of chemical fertilizers is a key sector of the Ukrainian economy.

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Survivor of Texas fertilizer plant explosion recalls horror; cause of blast remains unknown (GRAPHIC IMAGE)

Misty Lambert, a mom of five, said she was watching the plant engulfed in flames April 17 when she was hit by the blast. She suffered wounds across her body and required 1,000 stitches.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 9:55 AM

Misty Lambert, 37, was injured in the West Fertilizer Co. plant explosion near Waco, Texas. She lived in the apartment complex that sits directly behind the plant.

A powerful blast at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant left survivor Misty Lambert with 1,000 stitches across her body. But one thing it couldn’t damage was her fighting spirit.

While the 37-year-old mom underwent 20 hours of surgery following last Wednesday’s explosion — the worst U.S. industrial disaster in three years — her outlook remains hopeful.

“It’s another bump in the road for me,” Lambert told ABC affiliate KVUE-TV. “I’m saddened by the fact that people lost their lives, but I’m grateful that I still have my life.”

The blast at the West Fertilizer Co. near Waco killed at least 14 people, injured more than 200 and flattened the surrounding residential area into rubble and ash.

Emergency crews worked frantically to sift through ruins for survivors. Six firefighters and four emergency medics are among the dead.

PHOTOS: WEST, TEXAS FERTILIZER PLANT EXPLOSION

Misty Lambert, 37, suffered cuts to her face, chest and arms when a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded and the blast blew in windows and flattened homes in the area, including hers.

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Misty Lambert, 37, suffered cuts to her face, chest and arms when a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded and the blast blew in windows and flattened homes in the area, including hers.

Nearly 70 federal and state investigators are still trying to determine what caused the inferno that set off the explosion, said assistant state fire marshal Kelly Kistner. Authorities say there are no signs of criminal intent.

Victims are left to relive the terrifying moment in their minds.

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Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 11:36 AM PDT

Cable news and Rick Perry sweep Texas fertilizer plant’s poor regulatory record under the rug

by Laura ClawsonFollow for Daily Kos Labor

The remains of a fertilizer plant burn after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas early April 18, 2013. The deadly explosion ripped through the fertilizer plant late on Wednesday, injuring more than 100 people, leveling dozens o

If you’ve been reading reporting on the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 in West, Texas, late last week, you know about safety and environmental compliance problems at the plant, going back decades. If you’re relying on cable news as a source of information, you probably don’t know quite as much. West Fertilizer Co. had not followed disclosure rules about the massive amount of ammonium nitrate it had been storing over the past year, but cable news isn’t reporting on that:

A Media Matters study found that following the Reuters report, CNN’s coverage of the explosion never mentioned that West Fertilizer violated federal regulations by failing to disclose their storage of 270 tons of ammonium nitrate, and MSNBC and Fox News rarely mentioned the violation.Between 8:38 am on April 20, when Reuters’ story was published, and 9:00 am on April 23, CNN featured 24 segments on the story, many of which mentioned that ammonium nitrate was stored at the plant, but failed to note the DHS reporting violation.

MSNBC featured 16 segments on the story in that time frame, 15 of which did not mention Reuters’ report; in one segment on April 21, NBC’s Charles Hadlock noted that the plant had “several tons of ammonium nitrate” but then wondered out loud, “What is the limit of the amount of ammonium nitrate fertilizer that one company can store without notifying federal authorities? That’s an unknown question right now.” However, on his April 22 show, host Chris Hayes devoted several minutes to covering the Reuters report and concluded, “If the Department of Homeland Security didn’t know about the West Fertilizer plant, what other plants does it not know about?”

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West Fertilizer Co. had spotty regulatory history, records show

West Fertilizer Co. explosion

The West, Texas, fertilizer facility where an explosion occurred Wednesday had several regulatory violations, records show. Above, mangled metal and crushed vehicles at West Fertilizer Co. (Paul Moseley / Associated Press / April 18, 2013)

The West, Texas, fertilizer plant destroyed by a massive explosion has paid nearly $8,000 to at least two regulatory agencies for safety and transportation violations, records show.

West Fertilizer Co. paid $5,250 last year to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration over violations discovered in 2011, according to records reviewed by the Los Angeles Times.

A federal inspector found three violations at the fertilizer facility that included transporting anhydrous ammonia without a security plan and carrying it in tanks that were improperly labeled, records show.

PHOTOS: Fertilizer plant explodes in West, Texas

The agency fined the company $10,100 – reducing the fine by $1,400 for corrective actions taken by the fertilizer facility’s manager. In the end, the company paid the $5,250 after taking further corrective actions.

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West Fertilizer Co. fined in 2006 by EPA

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Credit: WFAA

Fire burns unchecked at a residence near the site of a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas on April 17, 2013.

by MATT GOODMAN

WFAA

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 3:05 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 18 at 10:14 AM

The fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas on Wednesday night was fined by the Environmental Protection agency in 2006 for failing to have a risk management plan that met federal standards, an EPA report shows.

The $2,300 penalty was issued on August 14, 2006, records show. According to the EPA, a risk management plan is designed to ensure chemical accidents don’t happen by having safeguards in place to prevent them.

Quoting from its website, a risk management plan “includes an executive summary, registration information, off-site consequence analysis, five-year accident history, prevention program and emergency response program.”

The plant was not fined again by the EPA after that incident.

According to construction permits submitted in November of that year, West Fertilizer Co. vowed to meet all standards expected for anhydrous ammonia storage tanks. The odorless gas would be stored in two 12,000 gallon permanent storage tanks.

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Reblogged from      prayingforoneday

WOAH!!!!!!!

WOAH!!!!!!!

I am seriously trying to get my head around this explosion, so I will do a quick blog with a video or two, to see if anyone can help me.

Texas is saying they want out of the USA/Union, Rick Perry want’s his Gold

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/15/gov-rick-perry-texas-coul_n_187490.html

http://www.examiner.com/article/15-states-including-texas-have-filed-a-petition-to-secede-from-the-united-states-1

Texas asked for their gold back, yeah?

http://news.yahoo.com/why-texas-wants-gold-back-federal-141500293.html

http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/why-texas-wants-its-gold-back-from-the-feds/

The Federal Reserve lowered the price of Gold yeah?

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-feds-assault-on-gold-short-selling-and-the-rigging-of-the-gold-market/5331359

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1366290900.php

So what exactly is going on here?

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From this point on I  have  added videos , a  web  site as well as some posts that  I  have  found  are  pertinent  and  show some very  interesting and peculiar facts about  the  Texas Explosion.

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What Was The Object That Slammed Into Texas Fertilizer Plant Before Explosion?

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Published on Apr 18, 2013

http://www.project.nsearch.com/profil…

Article Here that shows more camera views and sound files that indicate that something did approach and slam into the fertilizer plant before the explosion. Make sure you listen to the video with the good audio a few times and you will see that the sound comes BEFORE the explosion. Also in the article the experts prove that this explosion COULD NOT be a vapor explosion that started in the air where I show this object.

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WEST TEXAS FERTILIZER MISSILE? BOMB? WTF?!?!?

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Published on Apr 17, 2013

This is video proof that something other than just the fertilizer facility blew West, Texas up!

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Explosion Drill in Texas as well!?

 NCTTRAC Calendar
Regional Full Scale EMTF Exercise – Black Rain
Start Date/Time: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:00 AM
End Date/Time: Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Category:
Exercises
Location: NCTTRAC Offices
Description:

Regional Full Scale EMTF Exercise – Black Rain

Scenario:
The North Central Texas region is impacted by a radiological catastrophe at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. The blast and residual fallout results in many injuries and fatalities within the immediate hazard area and the densely populated DFW Metroplex area is affected by blackouts and rolling brownouts due to loss of power generation. Blast and fallout damage results in a critical taxing of the medical community and generates a potential need for medical evacuation and vast number of worried well within the metropolitan population. Region 2 of the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force (EMTF) must activate and deploy its Ambulance, AMBUS and MMU Strike Teams to assist with the first response and contamination monitoring efforts of the medical community.

NCTTRAC

 

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Chronology of events of April 19 1993 Waco Texas

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Chronology of events of April 19
Time     Event
05:50     Agents call Branch Davidian compound to warn they are going to begin tank activity and advise residents “to take cover.” Agents say the Branch Davidian who answered the phone did not reply, but instead threw the phone and phone line out of the front door.
05:55     FBI Hostage Rescue Team deploys two armored CEVs to the buildings. CEV1 goes to the left of the buildings, CEV2 to the right.
06:00     FBI surveillance tapes from devices planted in the wall of the building record a man inside the compound saying “Everybody wake up, let’s start to pray,” then, “Pablo, have you poured it yet?” … “Huh?” … “Have you poured it yet?” … “In the hallway” … “Things are poured, right?” CEV1 receives orders to spray two bottles of tear gas into left corner of building.
06:04     Armored vehicle with ram and delivery device to pump tear gas into building with pressurized air rips into front wall just left of front door leaving a hole 8 feet (2.4 m) high and 10 feet (3.0 m) wide. Agents claimed the holes not only allowed insertion of the gas, but also provided a means of escape. Agent sees shots from inside the compound directed at CEVs.
06:10     FBI surveillance tapes record “Don’t pour it all out, we might need some later” and “Throw the tear gas back out.” FBI negotiator Byron Sage is recorded saying “It’s time for people to come out.” Surveillance tapes record a man saying “What?” then, “No way.”
06:12     FBI surveillance tapes record Branch Davidians saying “They’re gonna kill us,” then “They don’t want to kill us.”
06:31     The entire building is gassed.
06:47     FBI fires plastic, nonincendiary tear gas rounds through windows.
07:23     FBI surveillance tapes record a male Branch Davidian saying, “The fuel has to go all around to get started.” Then a second male says, “Well, there are two cans here, if that’s poured soon.”
07:30     CEV1 is redeployed, breaching the building and inserting tear gas. Branch Davidians fire shots at CEV1.
07:48     On FBI tapes of agents recorded during the siege, FBI agent requests permission to fire military-style tear gas shells to break through underground concrete bunker. Gets permission, fires two shells.
07:58     CEV2, with battering ram, rips hole into second floor of compound and then minutes later another hole is punched into the backside of one of the buildings of the compound. The vehicles then withdraw.
08:08     Three pyrotechnic military tear gas rounds are shot at the concrete construction pit (not the concrete bunker), away and downwind from the main quarters, trying to penetrate the structure, but they bounce off.:28–32 Agent in CEV reports that one shell bounced off bunker, did not penetrate.:30
08:24     Audio portion of FBI videotape ends, at request of pilot.
09:00     The Branch Davidians unfurl a banner which reads “We want our phone fixed.”
09:13     CEV1 breaks through front door to deliver more gas.
09:20     FBI surveillance records a meeting starting at 7:30 am between several unidentified males.

 

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Monsanto Texas Blast 66 years ago to the day

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Plant Explosion Texas City

In this April 16, 1947 photo, refineries and oil storage tanks at the Monsanto Chemical Company burn in the waterfront area in Texas City, Texas. Exactly 66 years ago this week, what remains the nation’s worst industrial disaster occurred when a series of explosions rocked the huge waterfront petrochemical complex at Texas City, south of Houston. At least 576 people were killed and 5,000 injured. (AP Photo)

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:25 pm | Updated: 10:26 pm, Thu Apr 18, 2013.

HOUSTON — Texas is no stranger to ammonium nitrate fertilizer explosions.

Exactly 66 years ago this week, what remains the nation’s worst industrial disaster occurred when a series of explosions rocked the huge waterfront petrochemical complex at Texas City, southeast of Houston and across the bay from Galveston.

At least 576 people were killed and 5,000 were injured.

Like the Central Texas blast Wednesday evening in West that may have killed as many as 15 people, the Texas City disaster began with a fire.

At about 8 a.m. on April 16, 1947, a thick reddish-orange smoke began billowing from the No. 4 hold on the 7,176-ton French freighter S.S. Grandcamp. Workers from the nearby Monsanto Chemical Co. plant joined hundreds of others near Warehouse Pier “O” at the Port of Texas City to watch.

The ship, which was carrying 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate fertilizer, blew up at 9:21 a.m.

A second blast erupted five seconds later, followed by others.

The explosions were so powerful windows broke in Baytown, 25 miles away. Two small airplanes flying over the burning ship at the time of the blast were blown out of the sky, killing four people. A 15-foot tidal wave rolled from the explosion site, lifting a 150-foot-long oil barge out of the water and dropping it high and dry 200 feet away.

The S.S. High Flyer, a 6,214-ton freighter also loaded with ammonium nitrate at an adjacent pier, was torn from its berth and caught fire. Volunteer crews eventually gave up trying to pull the vessel from the area. Sixteen hours later, it blew up.

Shrapnel-like debris from the Grandcamp struck the Monsanto plant like a machine gun, igniting huge storage tanks and severing pipelines that spewed flammable liquids.

One of the fires burned for a week.

 

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Before the Blast, West Fertilizer’s Monsanto Lawsuit

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Firefighter conduct search and rescue of an apartment destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas

By Alexandra Berzon

As details emerge about the Texas fertilizer plant that was the site of Wednesday’s fatal explosion and fire, a few tidbits can be gleaned from a 2007 lawsuit that the plant’s owners filed against agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. MON -1.61%

The suit, filed as a potential class action in U.S. District Court for the western district of Texas, claimed that Monsanto had artificially inflated prices for its herbicide Roundup through anti-competitive actions. The suit did not relate to storing fertilizer, believed to be at the root of Wednesday’s blast.

The suit was filed by Texas Grain Storage Inc. The company now calls itself West Fertilizer Co.

In the suit, the company said that it was started in 1957 as a grain-storage business by the Plasek family in the town of West, Texas. It later built a small fertilizer-blend plant and started selling fertilizer to area farmers.

Zak Covar, executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, told a news conference Wednesday that the fertilizer storage and blending facility had been there since 1962.

 

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Using wastewater as fertilizer

by Staff Writers
Stuttgart, Germany (SPX)


Struvite fertilizer recovered from wastewater is a high-quality product that slowly releases nutrients into the soil. Image courtesy Fraunhofer IGB.

Sewage sludge, wastewater and liquid manure are valuable sources of fertilizer for food production. Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a chemical-free, eco-friendly process that enables the recovered salts to be converted directly into organic food for crop plants.

Phosphorus is a vital element not only for plants but also for all living organisms. In recent times, however, farmers have been faced with a growing shortage of this essential mineral, and the price of phosphate-based fertilizers has been steadily increasing. It is therefore high time to start looking for alternatives.

This is not an easy task, because phosphorus cannot be replaced by any other substance. But researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart have found a solution that makes use of locally available resources which, as unlikely as it might seem, are to be found in plentiful supply in the wastewater from sewage treatment plants and in the fermentation residues from biogas plants: a perfect example of the old saying “from muck to riches”.

The new process was developed by a team of scientists led by Jennifer Bilbao, who manages the nutrient management research group at the IGB. “Our process precipitates out the nutrients in a form that enables them to be directly applied as fertilizer,” she explains.

Mobile pilot plant for field tests
The main feature of the patented process, which is currently being tested in a mobile pilot plant, is an electrochemical process that precipitates magnesium-ammonium phosphate – also known as struvite – by means of electrolysis from a solution containing nitrogen and phosphorus. Struvite is precipitated from the process water in the form of tiny crystals that can be used directly as fertilizer, without any further processing.

The innovative aspect of this method is that, unlike conventional processes, it does not require the addition of synthetic salts or bases. Bilbao: “It is an entirely chemical-free process.”

The 2-meter-high electrolytic cell that forms the centerpiece of the test installation and through which the wastewater is directed contains a sacrificial magnesium anode and a metallic cathode. The electrolytic process splits the water molecules into negatively charged hydroxyl ions at the cathode. At the anode an oxidation takes place: the magnesium ions migrate through the water and react with the phosphate and ammonium molecules in the solution to form struvite.

Energy-saving, chemical-free process
Because the magnesium ions in the process water are highly reactive, this method requires very little energy. The electrochemical process therefore consumes less electricity than conventional methods. For all types of wastewater tested so far, the necessary power never exceeded the extremely low value of 70 watt-hours per cubic meter.

Moreover, long-duration tests conducted by the IGB researchers demonstrated that the concentration of phosphorus in the pilot plant’s reactor was reduced by 99.7 percent to less than 2 milligrams per liter. This is lower than the maximum concentration permitted by the German Waste Water Ordinance (AbwV) for treatment plants serving communities of up to 100,000 inhabitants.

“This means that operators of such plants could generate additional revenue from the production of fertilizer as a sideline to the treatment of wastewater,” says Bilbao, citing this as a decisive advantage.

Struvite is an attractive product for farmers, because it is valued as a high-quality, slow-release fertilizer. Experiments conducted by the Fraunhofer researchers have confirmed its effectiveness in this respect: crop yields and the uptake of nutrients by the growing plants were up to four times higher with struvite than with commercially available mineral fertilizers.

The scientists intend to spend the next few months testing the mobile pilot plant at a variety of wastewater treatment plants before starting to commercialize the process in collaboration with industrial partners early next year. “Our process is also suitable for wastewaters from the food-industry and from the production of biogas from agricultural wastes,” adds Bilbao. The only prerequisite is that the process water should be rich in ammonium and phosphates.

 

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Environmental

Deadly Bacteria Lurk in Deepwater Horizon Tar Balls

 

Stephanie Pappas

 

….Analyses of these samples showed a surprisingly high number of total bacteria in the tar balls – between 5.1 million and 8.3 million colony-forming units per gram, much higher than in sand or seawater. Most alarmingly, V. vulnificus numbers in tar balls were 10 times that in nearby sand and 100 times higher than numbers in seawater samples.

The finding was surprising, Arias said, though it makes sense that bacteria would thrive in carbon-rich tar balls. It’s likely the V. vulnificus live off the byproducts of other carbon-eating bacteria in these oily chunks, she said…..

 

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Fertilizer use responsible for increase in nitrous oxide in atmosphere

 

Berkeley CA (SPX)

 

University of California, Berkeley, chemists have found a smoking gun proving that increased fertilizer use over the past 50 years is responsible for a dramatic rise in atmospheric nitrous oxide, which is a major greenhouse gas contributing to global climate change. Climate scientists have assumed that the cause of the increased nitrous oxide was nitrogen-based fertilizer, which stimulates …

 

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Cyber Space

 

China shuts political websites in crackdown

 

Two Chinese political websites say they have been ordered by authorities to shut for a month for criticizing state leaders, the latest move in a broad government crackdown on the Internet.

Officials told the Mao Flag website, named after late leader Mao Zedong, and the Utopia website, also known for a leftist political stance, to close for “rectification”, the websites said in separate announcements.

Authorities said their postings had “maliciously attacked state leaders” and given “absurd views” about politics, according to statements posted on the websites.

Those statements, dated Friday, were later removed. The operators could not be reached for comment and content on the sites was unavailable.

The latest moves come after a surge in groundless online rumors in China, including about a coup led by security chief Zhou Yongkang, following the March dismissal of rising political star Bo Xilai.

Two other sites, China Elections and April Youth, also appeared to be shut on Friday for what the operators claimed was maintenance and staff holidays, they said in separate micro-blog postings…….

 

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New Brit law allows big brother to spy on all online communication

 

By J. D. Heyes,

 

(NaturalNews) Remember, remember the fifth of November… So goes the opening line of a poem attributed to Englishman Guy Fawkes, a 17th century revolutionary who attempted to blow up the Parliament building on Nov. 5, 1605. The incident became known as the Gunpowder Plot, and Fawkes was caught, tortured and executed for the crime of treason. The premise of his actions was pure, if extreme: Fawkes believed he was working to throw off tyranny in an England that was increasingly being ruled by an iron…

 

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Survival / Sustainability

Week 1 of 52: Short Term Emergency Food Supply (List 1)

 

FEMA suggests that each family have a 2 week supply of food and water for their home. Starting a food supply does not have to be a budget breaker. By slowly accumulating emergency supplies, you will not feel the financial “burn” compared to having to pay for everything up front. Therefore, keeping in mind what type of emergencies that you are planning for, if there are any family members with medical needs, how long you want your food supply to last, and so on, will help you make the best choice for your family.

Taking time to read the nutritional information on the back of the food source and knowing other considerations, will help a person make the best choices for their needs. If a person needs to use their stashed food supply, having foods high in vitamins, nutrients, and proteins will provide their body with what it needs for needed energy and mental clarity…..

 

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Articles of Interest

 

DHS Preparing For Civil War In The US?

 

Uploaded by alexhiggins732 on Apr 7, 2012

See background links below.

Recent massive ammo purchases by US domestic agencies, Obama’s Executive Order to prepare for martial law and recent anti-protests laws all point to one thing.

The US Department of Homeland Security and the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Office have placed a massive order for ammunition. The two departments are asking for 450 million rounds of bullets to be delivered in a time-frame of five years. The contractor, Alliant Techsystems, was awarded the contract and will produce .40 caliber high-performance bullets to the agencies. The order has many wondering why would DHS and ICE need so many bullets. David Seaman, journalist and host of the DL Show, helps us answer why the order was placed.

But that is only the start. See the following links for a more complete picture.

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/18/prepare-martial-law-executive-ord…
Prepare For Martial Law! Executive Order Issued By Obama

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/16/dhs-order-450-million-rounds-40-c…
Why Did The DHS Just Order 450 Million Rounds of .40 Caliber Ammunition?

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/22/feds-buying-surplus-ammo-ordering…
Feds Buying Up All Surplus Ammo, Ordering Stores To Cease Sales?

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/04/04/usda-fish-wildlife-order-massive-…
The USDA and US Fish and Wildlife Order Massive Amounts Of Ammo

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/23/ruger-stops-accepting-firearms-or…
Ruger Stops Accepting Firearms Orders Citing Backlog Of 1 Million Orders In Q1

Coming To An Occupy Near You — The Military’s New Microwave Heat Ray Gun
http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/14/coming-occupy-militarys-microwave…

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/07/24/pentagon-deploying-20000-troops-u…
Pentagon Deploying 20,000 Troops Within The United States To Prepare For Civil Unrest In Event Of Economic Collapse

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/08/11/martial-law-corporate-media-hints…
Martial Law: Corporate Media Hints At Military Plans To Take On The American People During Domestic Civil Unrest

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/12/06/analyst-mobilizing-army-occupy-ec…
US Army Preparing To Crush #OccupyWallStreet

http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/02/29/house-passes-trespass-bill-protes…
House Passes “Trespass Bill” That Makes Protests Illegal

 

 

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