Magazine article Insight on the News

Nevada's Mysterious Area 51 Exempt from Toxic Pollution Regs

Magazine article Insight on the News

Nevada's Mysterious Area 51 Exempt from Toxic Pollution Regs

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Don't drink the water or, for that matter, breathe the air in Area 51 because who knows what may be in it. President Clinton doesn't want you to know. He has declared the top-secret Air Force base near Groom Lake, Nev., off limits to national, state or local environmental laws.

For several years, Clinton has sent a letter to Congress exempting Area 51 from all environmental restrictions. The secrecy of Area 51 has prompted scores of UFO enthusiasts to insist alien autopsies are being conducted there. But, say news alert! sources, the base is likely a center for black operations dealing with sophisticated jets.

Clinton's decision to exempt the base comes in reaction to Washington attorney Jonathan Turley, who sued the Air Force and the Environmental Protection Agency about pollution concerns that he claims led to the poisoning of five workers. The lawsuit was filed in 1996 after five former workers at the facility complained of being exposed to lethal toxins at the site, which is located about 95 miles north of Las Vegas.

One of the major concerns among families who believe their relatives were poisoned is that doctors were denied chemical reports, news alert! …

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