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(US Department of Energy)   Those low-flying helicopters hovering over DC? Just the National Nuclear Security Administration doing a routine check of background radiation levels. Routine. Nothing to worry about. All is well   (nnsa.energy.gov) divider line 5
    More: PSA, National Nuclear Security Administration, Security Administration, nuclear tests, helicopters, visual routine, Nuclear Security  
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3739 clicks; posted to Main » on 04 Jan 2013 at 10:12 AM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-01-04 11:34:31 AM  
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2013-01-04 11:07:23 AM  
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Might be amusing for anyone who has just had a radio-technitium stress test. For two days, you emit detectable quantities of gamma rays.
2013-01-04 10:36:44 AM  
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Meh. They need a baseline in the extremely unlikely scenario of a dirty-bomb attack, so they can figure out where the worst contamination is. Another make-work project of the military-security complex, keeping DC safe from gorillas and polar bears at vast expense since 2001.

Oh, and the low-flying helicopters are mainly traffic, cop and presidential transport. They're everywhere, all the time.
2013-01-04 10:23:39 AM  
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It probably provides a baseline so they know if any new radiological hot spots show up.
2013-01-04 10:21:51 AM  
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I actually prefer that they do these kinds of checks over major US cities.
 
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