|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 2 Mar 2010 16:07:34 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Raytheon St. Petersburg (FL) plan|
Raytheon estimates 78 years for pollution cleanup By MARK DOUGLAS News Channel 8/Tampa Bay Online (FL) March 1, 2010Homeowners surrounding the now-shuttered Raytheon defense plant may not live long enough to see their neighborhood rid of the industrial pollution that's been creeping under parks, playgrounds and homes for decades.
In a new report, Raytheon's environmental consultant Arcadis says it will take as long as 78 years to cleanup the last of an underground mess that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has known about since 1991.
Neighbors were already angry when the company said last year it would take more than 25 years to clean up the toxic waste plume that has polluted dozes of irrigation wells in their neighborhood.
... for the entire article, see http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/mar/01/raytheon-estimates-78-years-pollution-cleanup/news-metro/ -- 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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