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Resource ID: #16221
Subject: Military
Source: San Francisco Examiner
Affiliation: 
Date: April 1, 1999; April 16, 1999; May 7, 1999; Aug. 27, 1999; Aug. 28, 1999

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The San Francisco Examiner investigated the use of depleted uranium (DU) in the US military's weapons arsenal. "Depleted uranium, twice as dense as lead, is prized for its ability to slice through heavily armored equipment such as tanks. But it is made from highly toxic material, giving rise to the fear that veterans exposed to DU particles may suffer from its effects."

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