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by EdH / March 22, 2007 4:44 AM PDT
Navy refuses to detail sonar use in lawsuit

HONOLULU ? The Navy is refusing to detail its sonar use for a federal court in a case involving potential harm to whales, saying the information could jeopardize national security.

Complying with a federal judge?s order to hand over the information would require disclosure of sensitive and classified material, the Navy said in a news release Tuesday.

The Natural Resources Defense Council is suing the Navy to ensure sailors use sonar in a way that doesn?t harm whales and other marine mammals.

Critics say active sonar, which sailors use by pumping sound through water and listening for objects the sound bounces off of, can strand and even kill marine mammals. A U.S. Congressional Research Service report last year found Navy sonar exercises had been responsible for at least six mass deaths and unusual behavior among whales. Many of the beached or dead animals had damaged hearing organs.
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by Josh K / March 22, 2007 5:22 AM PDT

Screw the ecosystem anyway. Who needs it?

Oh wait....

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ok josh
by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 5:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Yeah!

i guess youd rather hand over sensitive info tou our enemys well said:(

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Oh please
by Josh K / March 22, 2007 6:06 AM PDT
In reply to: ok josh

Any time the military or a politician doesn't want to answer a question, they claim "National Security" as the excuse.

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by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 6:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Oh please

i wonder why our subs cant be found, wait it must be magic.
but then if you had it your way they would be found:(

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Yeah !
by duckman / March 22, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Yeah!

We don't need no stinkin' dinosaurs anyway. But wait ..........

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by Josh K / March 22, 2007 6:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Yeah !

I didn't realize that human beings killed off the dinosaurs. I thought a natural series of events did that. My bad.

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dont give it away josh its classified
by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 6:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Ooops

oh wait you want all to know

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Good, you paid attention that day in science class
by duckman / March 22, 2007 6:37 AM PDT
In reply to: Ooops

Man is not wiping out the planet today

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but josh will give up our clasified secrets
by Mark5019 / March 22, 2007 6:44 AM PDT

so our enemys can wipe us out sad that he dosnt see the end results

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I thought a natural series of events did that....
by EdH / March 22, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Ooops

So that makes it okay?


Humans are not "natural"...

or what?

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