2005 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: 13 Apr 2005 23:02:11 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] "Homes' water tested near Fort Meade" (MD)
Homes' water tested near Fort Meade

By A Baltimore Sun Staff Writer
April 13, 2005

Well water that flows from contaminated aquifers beneath Fort Meade is
safe for drinking at eight of 13 homes tested adjacent to the Army post,
Anne Arundel County health officials said yesterday. 

The results from each of 13 tests came back within federal limits for
two cancer-causing agents, tetrachloroethene and carbon tetrachloride. 

Federal officials revealed in February that chemical levels of those
agents - discovered at test wells around a nearby closed on-post
landfill - were as much as four times the national contamination


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