2003 CPEO Military List Archive

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Date: 25 Apr 2003 13:44:58 -0000
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Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Asbestos snags Lowry
Asbestos snags Lowry
Excavation for new homes halted after discovery in soil at former AF
By Kristi Arellano and Jim Kirksey, Denver Post Staff Writers
April 25, 2003

The state health department Thursday stopped excavation work at the
Lowry redevelopment site following the discovery of asbestos in the

Builders found fragments containing asbestos, including steam pipes,
water pipes and insulating materials, as they were digging foundations
for new homes at the former Air Force base.

The material has also been found in the yards of at least two occupied

The asbestos is believed to have come from a hospital complex of some 20
buildings that were demolished in two phases from 1959 to 1968 and 1972
through 1979.

Officials said they were unaware that the complex had been demolished or
that fragments had remained in the soil.

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