Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Osama bin Laden mission agreed in secret 10 years ago by US and Pakistan

Source: The Guardian

The US and Pakistan struck a secret deal almost a decade ago permitting a US operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil similar to last week's raid that killed the al-Qaida leader. The deal was struck between the military leader General Pervez Musharraf and President George W. Bush after Bin Laden escaped US forces in the mountains of Tora Bora in late 2001, according to serving and retired Pakistani and US officials.

Under its terms, Pakistan would allow US forces to conduct a unilateral raid inside Pakistan in search of Bin Laden, his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and the al-Qaida No3. Afterwards, both sides agreed, Pakistan would vociferously protest the incursion.
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Green energy: Orlando produces green energy from sewage -

Source: OrlandoSentinel.com

"We call it poop to power in five minutes." Orlando has partnered with a company to build a reactor that heats sludge to more than 700 degrees Fahrenheit and applies extremely high pressure. The water reaches a supercritical state between liquid and gas, destroys more than 99 percent of organic matter and produces heat that can easily be captured and used to power an electrical turbine.

Apparently sludge holds about as much energy as coal. The reactor leaves behind inorganic salts, clean water and liquid carbon dioxide. Orlando city officials think they can make money from the byproducts. Carbon dioxide could be sold to beverage companies, and the powdery salts are mostly phosphates that could be used by fertilizer manufacturers.

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