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Re: [eagle] Re: WARNING!!! DMHO -- A threat to you andthe environment

Pontificating here . . . .

Mortal sin . . . .  adulterating good Scotch with such hazardous waste . 
. ..  .

Very 73 to all,

Stan Wood wrote:
> Tom,
> Frozen it's great with Scotch.
> 73   Stan
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Tom Clark, K3IO <mailto:k3io@verizon.net>
>     *To:* AMSAT BB <mailto:amsat-bb@amsat.org>
>     *Cc:* AMSAT BoD <mailto:bod@amsat.org> ; AMSAT Eagle
>     <mailto:Eagle@amsat.org> ; senior-officers
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>     *Sent:* Tuesday, April 01, 2008 2:17 PM
>     *Subject:* [eagle] WARNING!!! DMHO -- A threat to you and the
>     environment
>     This is an alert to warn all AMSAT members about the threat to
>     your lives; I refer about exposure to DHMO (Dihydrogen Monoxide).
>     Due in part to its widespread use in industry, Dihydrogen Monoxide
>     (DHMO) is involved in many environmental incidents each year.
>     While most are unavoidable given current technology, there can be
>     little doubt that the presence of DHMO in each significantly
>     increases the negative impact to the environment.
>     Among the many commonly-sited DHMO-related environmental impacts are:
>         * DHMO contributes to global warming and the "Greenhouse
>     Effect", and is one of the so-called "greenhouse gases."
>         * DHMO is an "enabling component" of acid rain -- in the
>     absence of sufficient quantities of DHMO, acid rain is not a problem.
>         * DHMO is a causative agent in most instances of soil erosion
>     -- sufficiently high levels of DHMO exacerbate the negative
>     effects of soil erosion.
>         * DHMO is present in high levels nearly every creek, stream,
>     pond, river, lake and reservoir in the U.S. and around the world.
>         * Measurable levels of DHMO have been verified in ice samples
>     taken from both the Arctic and Antarctic ice caps.
>         * Recent massive DHMO exposures have lead to the loss of life
>     and destruction of property in California, the Mid-West, the
>     Philippines, and a number of islands in the Caribbean, to name
>     just a few.
>         * Research has shown that significant levels of DHMO were
>     found in the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 which killed
>     230,000 in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and elsewhere, making it
>     the deadliest tsunami in recorded history.
>         * It is widely believed that the levee failures, flooding and
>     the widespread destruction resulting from Hurricane Katrina along
>     the U.S. Gulf Coast in 2005 were caused or exacerbated by
>     excessive DHMO levels found in the Gulf of Mexico, along with
>     other contributing factors.
>     In spite of the recent movement to ban unlawful dumping of
>     hazardous chemicals into waterways in the U.S. and abroad, release
>     of massive quantities of DHMO continues. Industry cannot be held
>     accountable entirely because lawmakers are reluctant to pass
>     legislation to make most forms of dumping of DHMO illegal. Reasons
>     for this could include pressures from corporate leaders, industry
>     lobbyists, and even vested foreign governments. This governmental
>     inaction leading to nearly unregulated dumping may be one of the
>     most overlooked environmental impacts of DHMO.
>     The U.S. government refuses to ban the production, distribution,
>     and use of DHMO. This inaction may be due to pressures from
>     private interests and corporate-sponsored economists, among many,
>     who predict a DHMO ban could produce disastrous results. Claims
>     include damage to public health and the well-being of the U.S. and
>     world economies.
>     To inform you of some of the dangers of DHMO You should review the
>     material available on the DHMO FAQ <http://www.dhmo.org/facts.html>.
>     73 de K3IO
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