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December 26th, 2007

Pols Feasting on Pork

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At any rate, maybe you had better reach for a gas mask, no matter who makes it. Congressman John Hall secured $2 million for the New York National Guard to establish a second guard unit equipped to respond to chemical, biological, or radiation attacks. Source Sentinel LLC in East Syracuse got $2.5 million to develop a device that would detect biological threats in the water supply. A company in upstate Malta with the breathtaking name Starfire Systems got $3 million to develop "intelligent clothing" to detect chemical and biological attacks. And Congressman John Kuhl got $3 million for Henrietta-based Integrated Nanotech to develop a handheld device to identify biological-warfare agents using nanotechnology.

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