[time-nuts] HP 5071A Electron Multiplier of Cesium Beam Tube

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Sep 6 21:09:04 UTC 2009

In message <1784. at popacctsnew.quik.com>, "J. Fo
rster" writes:

>But, the incident was great publicity for the HazMat folks as most people
>lack either the technical knowlege or judgement to separate a real hazard
>from a PR exercise.

Didn't the DoT publish a study a couple of years ago, that reported
widespread mischaracterization of chemicals transported by road ?

I seem to recall somthing about 10% of all manifests "showing some
evidence of bad intent".


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