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Two American fighter jets dropped four unarmed bombs into Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park last week, when a training exercise went wrong, the US Navy said, angering environmentalists.
And the audacity of the Australian military doing similar things. I'll guarantee that they have dropped ordnance in the area as well when they've had to.
The US warship hit the upper side of the South Atoll, one of the two main atolls comprising the Tubbataha Reef, at dawn of January 17, while en route to Indonesia. The ship is part of the US naval fleet stationed in Japan, which docked at the former American naval base in Subic Bay for routine refueling, resupply and rest and recreation. It was scheduled to make a brief stop at Puerto Princesa before heading off to its next port call in India when it grazed the reef and got stuck 128 kilometers off Palawan. Read more: globalnation.inquirer.net... Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook
MANILA, Philippines—Millions of liters of sewage wastes were dumped in the Philippine waters by US Navy contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia without proper permits from the government, Senator Loren Legarda, who headed an investigation into the waste dumping incident in Subic Bay in October, said Wednesday. “We are talking here of millions of liters of sewage wastes disposed at sea by Glenn Defense over a period of time, without the requisite permits from the government,” Legarda said in a statement. “They do not even have the necessary accreditation as waste collectors from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA),” Legarda said after the joint investigation of the Senate committees on foreign relations and environment and natural resources into the incident. Read more: globalnation.inquirer.net... Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook
Originally posted by crazyewok
well they found and killed Bin laden
So I guess they are trying to find Nemo....and kill him......but I guess that comes with being a red and hense dirty commie fish
Originally posted by RAY1990
They could have traveled a fair distance and literally couldn't return with the excess weight on them.
Originally posted by Kluute
and stretches more than 3,000km (1,800 miles) along Australia's northeast coast. The reef was extremely fortunate not to have sustained any damage whatsoever.