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What Is Gallium At 110 ppm Doing In Phoenix Air Samples

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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 06:18 PM
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Are there a lot of electronic manufacturing plants in Phoenix?

Gallium is used quite extensively in this industry.....LED's and semi-conductors being the main use, it is also considered to be non-toxic.




posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 06:21 PM
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Originally posted by MarshMallow_Snake
Maybe this is why all the people drive crazy down here?


I have been here for 3 years and I am not a big fan of the area...what do the other residents think?



I have been in Phoenix for about 3 years, actually moving in 2 weeks to NYC.


I like Phoenix but it is a strange area, there seems to be alot of pollution in the valley. I know a few people who have moved from the east and have developed reoccuring skin problems, i haven't (acne, rashes, etc) the doctors claim it was caused by the type of pollution that hovers in the valley constantly.

Great find OP S and F!



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 06:56 PM
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I dont know if theres any connection to the gallium with this but last weekend up here probably about 40 miles north of phoenix we had a good rainstorm with some large hail, I noticed something I never seen in the hail, and there were places where it collected one of which was on the boat cover we have outside, what collected looked like silver flakes , it was definitely metallic, I picked a piece up but before I really looked at it it was already like smeared on my hand, and then another piece, it just fit the description in the OP, once the sun came out it was as if it all just evaporated. what its from I have no idea but I do know its not normal at least not here.



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 07:02 PM
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Maybe the false alien invasion via a holographic imagery is about to take place there in Phoenix. Maybe Gallium is used to create the "screen" for the imagery.

Or perhaps a toxic manufacturing plant that no one knows about burns their toxins into the air every so often and until now, no one has noticed, or until now, the right person has noticed.

Maybe Gallium in the air when combined with the toxins in the water supply create lethargy in otherwise awakened individuals.

Or maybe, just maybe, it all means nothing.



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 07:07 PM
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S&F great info as usual wb.

After reading Kommon Knowledges post I wonder what sort of reactivity Gallium has in the atmosphere especially in regard to water. Can it be used as a cloud seeder? Or even the opposite?

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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 07:13 PM
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Gallium is often found as a trace element in diaspore, sphalerite, germanite, bauxite, and coal. Some flue dusts from burning coal have been shown to contain as much 1.5 percent gallium.


Arizona Republic
September 18, 2009 |
News

SRP settlement: $400 million to cut coal pollution
by Ginger D. Richardson and Ryan Randazzo

The Arizona utility, which serves 935,000 customers in the Phoenix area, must also pay a nearly $1 million fine and spend an additional $4 million on environmental-improvement projects within the state.

SRP, which has been negotiating the deal with the Department of Justice since April 2007, said Tuesday that it had been anticipating the extra expenses and that it won't result in customer rate hikes.
The federal government's complaint, filed along with the settlement, alleges that SRP "illegally modified" its Coronado Generating Station from 1996 to 2000.

The utility also failed to obtain required paperwork and install systems to reduce air pollution at the facility, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

"Power-plant modifications must include required emissions controls to protect public health and the environment," said Wayne Nastri, administrator for the EPA's Pacific Southwest region.

In this case, the agency says the modifications allowed the plant to burn more coal, which increased the amount of pollution.

SRP owns or operates six coal-fired power plants in the state; Coronado is a 773-megawatt plant near St. Johns in eastern Arizona.

It can provide enough electricity to power 193,000 homes.

In settling the case, SRP avoids a protracted and potentially costly litigation process. The utility "denies the violations alleged in the complaint" and makes no admission of liability, the agreement says.

None of the suspected violations posed a public-health risk, officials said.


Plant upgrades

SRP admits it made various modifications to the Coronado power plant dating to the 1980s. But the utility says it considered the changes routine maintenance and upgrades.

The EPA, however, said SRP was required, under amendments to the Clean Air Act, to have applied for permits.

Jim Pratt, SRP manager of generation engineering, said the upgrades affected the way the plant crushed coal before burning it and included modifications to the boiler and the turbine.

But he said none of the changes necessarily made the plant dirtier.

However, the changes, coupled with increased customer demand, have prompted the facility to operate at a higher capacity, Pratt said.

And the more coal plants run, the more pollution they create.

In Coronado's case, operating capacity has jumped to above 90 percent, compared with about 55 percent in the mid-1990s.

As part of the settlement, SRP will now need to install scrubbers at the plant to help control sulfur-dioxide emissions.

The utility will also have to retrofit equipment to further limit nitrogen-oxide emissions and install new systems to continually monitor the coarse-particulate emissions from the generating station.

The EPA says the changes will reduce SO[-2] and NO[-X] emissions by over 21,000 tons each year.

Those reductions are important because the pollutants can cause respiratory problems and contribute to childhood asthma, as well as impair visibility in national parks, EPA spokeswoman Margot Perez-Sullivan said.



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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 07:13 PM
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Sancho... No one with any sense would even try to debunk any of this, if they are smart, they would shut up and hope we don't run out and test the water too...

The air is horrific and the Water is much worse...

Ready? To see the source of Phoenix's water?

Coconino Aquifer

Look carefully at that map...

You will see that the aquifer is ENORMOUS and actually covers under ground, the areas of;

Durango

Dulce

Holbrook

Payson

Camp Verde

and Los Alamos is about 50 miles off the Eastern edge as well

The Water in the aquifer slowly flows south and west to lower elevations. it breaks off from openings in the Mogollon Rim in the form of 2 particular rivers...

The Gila and Salt Rivers respectively...

Both flow through and by and supply the water to.... Yup, Phoenix Arizona

If the list above Dulce and Los Alamos doesn't ring an alarm bell, it is the locations, I know of for certain have Underground bases in the South West.

All of them use the Coconino aquifer for both Water and almost certainly disposal and cooling of equipment, rectors etc....

Phoenix has the worst possible drinking water in the Western World in addition to stagnant air...

God only knows what could be int hat water we wouldn't even think to look for...

Flag up by me... relies on natural above ground Mountain Water, basically only place in the State that does... and, I must say it's a normal nice community and parts of Arizona are down right creepy by comparison.

Now i'm just listing KNOWN base location on this aquifer, we don't need to get into Whitley's and Phil Schneider and other stories about what might be under that rim running from New Mexico across Arizona do we? Using said aquifer as it's water.







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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 07:38 PM
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Yeah we do have a crap load of coal plants too...

4 of them sit on the Aquifer as well, 2 of them are often in an airflow directly down to phoenix...

Then there is the Monstrosity right outside of town... Palo Verde, largest Nuclear Plant in the USA

And Asu has a reactor on campus of some kind ....

And it's a valley No air gets in and out through parts of the year...

"Phoenix Az Air and Water... It's Delicious..."
they should advertise...



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 07:41 PM
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I lived there for almost 20 years and left 6 months ago and moved to the ozarks.I was sick of the traffic cams and the haze that covered the city,I lived in Fountain Hills since i was 14 and the way that place changed is sad.My folks and brother still live there but i was thinking mabe some manufacturing company,there is that company in Tempe that makes solar panels and there is always a stink when you drive by on the 202.I am glad i left i like it here much better,but i did like the winters.



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 08:15 PM
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I'm surprised nobody else thought to point out that Phoenix is a hot place.

If this metal turns to liquid at room temperature and will melt in the human hand then it is possible that the enormous heat in Phoenix creates an environment for the metal to be more noticeable in air tests. Perhaps Phoenix has the same amount as everywhere else but in Phoenix the heat is a factor.


edit: fixed a spelling error

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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:32 PM
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Surprised nobody has brought this up yet. But the first thing I thought about when I read "cloaking technology" was the mysterious Phoenix Lights. Funny how a UFO Hot spot has a high concentration of a substance used for cloaking technology. I wonder if there is a connection.



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:38 PM
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Ok maybe its all the UFO's flying around there emitting something from their lights?

Jeff Woolwine
www.youtube.com...

Jeff Willes as well, not as many videos -

Ok maybe not a lot of people, but a lot of sightings. If all bases are to be covered I think we could take a look at this. Maybe these UFO's are emitting something that is not safe for us? I guess we dont have a UFO for base study, just an idea.

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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:50 PM
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Originally posted by stereotype
I hadn't heard about this but I can promise that this has something to do with Luke Air Force Base


Was thinking the same thing. I live in glendale, very near the base. They must be working on cloaking all the F-16's. They're still pretty noisy though. Hope gallium doesn't cause cancer or something, but it probably does.



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:52 PM
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Thanks for that lengthy information packed explanation.
I do appreciate it as I am inheriting some different pieces of land in Arizona. Now I don't know that I wanna keep'em
Hey, but one is flagstaff



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:59 PM
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good spots to build bunkers perhaps







posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 11:00 PM
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my guess would be that its coming from the Motorola Optoelectronics Wafer Manufacturing Facility in Phoenix.

The GaAs wafers will be manufactured at Motorola US GaAs wafer fabrication Wafer Fabrication is a procedure composed of many repeated sequential processes to produce complete electrical or photonic circuits. Examples include production of radio frequency (RF) amplifiers, LEDs, optical computer components, and CPUs for computers. facility located in Phoenix



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 11:28 PM
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I'm voting with the coal plant...that was my first thought, except initially I didn't have the info that gallium was also found in coal, and not just bauxite and like that...Cause the coal power plants here in Utah, they say (plus I guess in nearby-lying air from the neighboring states) are the reason why there is mercury in the fish in every stream/river/isolated mountain lake et cetera that they have tested, in Utah, supposedly (and too much for safe consumption, frequently, in lotsa spots - and the duck meat is worse, the radio says)...mercury as a trace element in the coal gets pumped out the smokestack into the air as the coal gets burnt...and it goes everywhere, like the air does, even into the tippy-top high mountain spots, where you might anticipate cleaner safer water (and don't they build like a new coal plant every week in China - maybe that's too far...)

And then plus, like maybe five years ago I read how the big copper smelter out in Magna (was Kennecott, now Rio Tinto) was putting every year fifteen thousand pounds of arsenic, 30,000 pounds of lead into the local air, every year...Are they still mining (and maybe smelting) copper around Phoenix, I wonder, used to be they mined it at Ajo, and I want to say Bisbee and Globe and Miami, AZ, as I recall from when I was local Phoenix...if they're smelting, and there's trace gallium in that ore-deposit-area that could give you the air injection...cause if Motorola/whoever is dumping toxics-or-unsuitables, I would expect (just on general life knowledge, oh yeah) it would go downhill/downstream, into water or earth, and not so much air...I would think they would have to be burning circuitry in open air, to get the air effect from toxics-dumping... which would seem odd...Unless there is some recipe for making crystal meth that gets the home folks burning up high-tech components (and I don't know of any such, the possibility just occurred to me) on the down-low backyard hobby-lab basis...

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posted on Sep, 19 2009 @ 12:22 AM
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LOL Mabe the Russians have perfected their cloaking tech, and have decided on Arizona as a good central location to sneak in an invasion force, so they can take the US by surprise by invading from the very heart of their own country....hehehehehehe



posted on Sep, 19 2009 @ 09:13 AM
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Actually Arizona has a lot of UFO activity and I would think it's connected to the Vortexes also I noticed each time I have visited there there was a lot of chemspraying taking place.

Oops! Forgot there isn't any such thing as Chemtrails,



posted on Sep, 19 2009 @ 09:20 AM
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My first thought was chemtrails, so thanks for that.
For any odd chemical in the air, I would be looking at the chemtrail activity in the preceding days first.

Is anyone documenting them in Phoenix?



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