Resources

RESOURCES AND LINKS

Milton Leitenberg's critique of bioterror alarmism, prepared for the Army War College:
www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubid=639

The complete archives of the Sunshine Project, the country's leading investigator of biodefense deceptions and risks until it suspended operations (for lack of funding) in 2008.  GERMS GONE WILD could not have been written without the heroic and altruistic work of Ed Hammond: http://www.sunshine-project.org.

The interactive summary of over 100 germ lab accidents reported to and concealed by the CDC from 2003-2007, leaked to and then published by the Associated Press:
http://hosted.ap.org/specials/interactives/wdc/biohazards.

The website of the Granville Non-Violent Action Team, leader of the fierce North Carolina opposition to NBAF: http://www.nobio.org.

The website of a Utah organization monitoring and exposing multitudinous environmental risks in Utah and elsewhere, including those posed by the Army's huge bioweapons/biodefense and chemical testing range at Dugway: http://www.citizenseducationproject.org.

The website of Tri-Valley Cares, a 5,000 person organization monitoring and resisting risks posed to Californians by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore laboratories: http://www.trivalleycares.org.

A Seattle website focused on biodefense dangers both in Seattle and the nation as a whole:
http://www.labwatch.org.



GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE REPORTS

The biodefense reports of Congress's independent investigative body.  Along with the work of the Sunshine Project, my most important resource for writing GERMS GONE WILD.  If only Congress read the work of its own agency.  

Preliminary Observations on the Oversight of the Proliferation of BSL-3 and BSL-4 Laboratories in the United States, Oct. 4, 2007

DHS Lacks Evidence to Conclude That Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research Can Be Done Safely on the Mainland, May 23, 2008

Perimeter Security Assessment of the Nation's Five BSL-4 Laboratories, Sept. 2008

BSL-4 Laboratories Improved Perimeter Security Despite Limited Action by CDC, July 2009

Observations on DHS's Analyses Concerning Whether FMD Research Can Be Done as Safely on the Mainland as on Plum Island, July 30, 2009

High-Containment Laboratories: National Strategy for Oversight Is Needed, Sept. 2009


      
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