|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||27 Jun 2007 22:14:18 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Curtis Bay (MD) Coast Guard yard|
Area at Curtis Bay to be left No need for cleanup under dry docks, Coast Guard says By Dan Lamothe Baltimore Sun (MD) June 27, 2007The Coast Guard plans to take no action to clean up the first of seven contaminated sites at its yard on Curtis Bay.
A proposed new remediation plan - the first completed for the Superfund site - found that though cyanide, lead and other dangerous substances remain in the sediment under dry docks on the property, the level are too low to warrant concern.
"It's an acceptable risk," Robert DeMarco, environmental engineer for the yard, said yesterday. "The numbers are decided by the [Environmental Protection Agency], and they're very conservative numbers."
DeMarco said he did not have test results yesterday, but the action plan for the dry docks will be discussed at a public meeting tomorrow night at the Coast Guard yard. The action plan is subject to change based on concerns raised by the public, officials said.
... For the entire article, see http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/annearundel/bal-ar.superfund27jun27,0,5823882.story?coll=bal-local-arundel -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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