|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 3 Apr 2009 16:34:44 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Antrim County, Michigan TCE plume|
Toxic plume may still threaten water BY SHERI MCWHIRTER Traverse City Record Eagle (MI) April 02, 2009MANCELONA -- A water main project in Antrim County that's provided safe drinking water for a community confronted by an enormous toxic groundwater plume likely won't fully address the contamination.
In 2007, a $2 million state grant paid for a 25,000-foot extension to an existing public water main in Mancelona to offer safe water for 80 homes and hundreds of vacant lots at Shanty Creek Resort, a spot threatened with water tainted by tricholoethylene, or TCE.
That work is done, but a recent state study shows the plume may yet contaminate drinking water as it migrates.
Ray Karabin and his wife, Marguerite, miss their "sweet water" well, but chose to hook up to the public water main, as did many of their neighbors.
... For the entire article, see http://www.record-eagle.com/local/local_story_092221138.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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