|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 8 Jul 2008 09:12:27 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE, CONTRACTORS: Lockheed Inland Empire (CA)|
[More details than in previous posting ... LS] Lockheed seeking cleanup costsROCKET ENGINES: It contends it followed federal rules for using chemicals at three key Inland sites.
By DAVID DANELSKI Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) July 7, 2008Lockheed Martin Corp. has filed a lawsuit asking the federal government to help pay for more than $100 million in groundwater cleanup costs associated with pollution from the company's Cold War-era operations in the Inland area.
The company manufactured and tested rocket engines, leaving chemical contamination that leached into the ground. Lockheed has spent tens of millions cleaning up pollution that came from its former plant east of Redlands nearly to Colton -- a distance of eight miles.
"We have been working with the government to recover some of these costs, but we haven't been able to come to an agreement," Lockheed Martin spokeswoman Gail Rymer said Monday.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_S_lockheed08.49fca2e.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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