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Link between unexploded munitions in oceans and cancer-causing toxins determined
Date:2/18/2009

for surface disposal or deep sea burial. It is operated remotely with proportional toggle switches that allow much more fine control of the delicate undersea operation than an on/off button. The system relies on an underwater hydraulic system designed James Barton, president of Underwater Ordinance Recovery, Inc., with the technical expertise of machinists at the UGA instrument shop.

"When you remove the bomb, you remove the problem but you've got to pick it up," said Porter.


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Contact: James W. Porter
jporter@uga.edu
706-542-3410
University of Georgia
Source:Eurekalert

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