|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||22 Oct 2003 20:11:25 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Aberdeen Proving Ground perchlorate|
Aberdeen Superfund group meets tonight to push for APG cleanup of perchlorate Rocket-fuel ingredient found near city's wells By Lane Harvey Brown Baltimore Sun October 22, 2003 Concerned Aberdeen residents are meeting tonight to try to educate their neighbors about the city's drinking water, which contains a hazardous rocket-fuel ingredient once used in training exercises at Aberdeen Proving Ground - and which the Army shows no sign of cleaning up soon. Members of a citizens watchdog group say they need more community support to press the Army to clean up the pollutant, a chemical called perchlorate, from the ground water that feeds the city's 11 wells "We have a lot of work to do to educate these people," said Glenda Bowling, a past president of the Aberdeen Proving Ground Superfund Citizens Coalition, which has been pushing the issue for two years. "We can't do it by ourselves. We need more public support if we're going to make enough noise to get them [the Army] to put in water treatment facilities." ... See http://www.sunspot.net/news/local/harford/bal-md.perchlorate22oct22,0,5658219.story?coll=bal-local-harford (If this URL is split, you may need to cut and paste it into your browser.-LS) -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 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 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CPEO: A DECADE OF SUCCESS. Your generous support will ensure that our important work on military and environmental issues will continue. Please consider one of our donation options. Thank you. http://www.groundspring.org/donate/index.cfm?ID=2086-0|721-0
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