|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||21 Jul 2007 09:33:14 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Vapor Intrusion at Camp Lejeune (NC)|
Dole: Notify Marines of Toxic Exposure By RITA BEAMISH/Associated Press Forbes July 18, 2007Military officials should directly inform hundreds of thousands of Marine families and workers that they drank and washed in toxin-contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, Sen. Elizabeth Dole said Wednesday.
Dole, R-N.C., wants to force the secretary of the Navy to locate and notify Marines and civilians who were exposed to the water up until the mid-1980s when the base shut down contaminated wells.
In a new twist, Marine officials raised the prospect Wednesday that the same contaminants may endanger residents in the form of vapors that can be inhaled. The base is testing to see if vapors are seeping through soil into homes and buildings from a groundwater plume.
... For the entire article, see http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/07/18/ap3929010.html -- 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 _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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