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  • Project Simoom

    Our investigation "Project Simoom" revealed how the Swedish government in secret helped Saudi Arabia with the planning of an advanced weapons factory. In order to hide the plans from the public a state agency set up an illegal dummy corporation formed with cash from the military intelligence service to handle the project with the saudis. Our disclosure forced the Defence minister Sten Tolgfors and his staff to resign, and stopped the construction of the weapons factory, the investigation has won several awards including the number one broadcast award in Europe "Prix Europa"
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    WJHU-FM (Baltimore) reports on the contamination of soil and groundwater at the Savannah River nuclear weapons factory in South Carolina; reveals that the government contractors had covered up the problem, April 6, 1988.
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    Wall Street Journal examines criticisms of Rockwell International's management of the Rocky Flats nuclear-weapons factory and of the Hanford Reservation plutonium production facility; finds allegations of hazardous chemical dumping, illegal waste facilities, blatant disregard for federal regulations, and a dangerous lack of safety procedures for protecting employees.