|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 17 Jul 2008 23:36:04 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLEANUP, TRIBES: Lake Superior barrel search|
Search for missing barrel sites underway on Lake Superior this month News From 91.3 KUWS July 18, 2008A sweep is underway of 110 square miles on western Lake Superior near Duluth. The target is half century-old Department of Defense barrels. Mike Simonson reports from Superior.
This comprehensive sonar search over parts of the next four months should answer questions about the mystery barrels dumped during the Cold War years.
The research vessel Blue Heron will be putting in long days during three expeditions scanning sectors of western Lake Superior, a strip five miles wide and 22 miles long from Lester River to Two Harbors on the lake's north shore. The Herron's mission is to find dump sites on Lake Superior's bottom that have been lost, whether intentionally or by the passing of time where ammunition and weapons parts were dumped by order of the Department of Defense.
... For the entire article, see http://www.businessnorth.com/kuws.asp?RID=2391 -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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