|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 24 Jul 2008 14:16:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: La Quinta Ridge Mobile Estates, Indio, CA|
Elevated levels of chemical contaminant found in La Quinta Ridge mobile
home park's water supply
Residents supplied 2 gallons a day Marcel Honoré The Desert Sun (CA) July 24, 2008INDIO - Owners of an Indio mobile home park have until Aug. 18 to present a plan to clean up the park's water supply after its well tested high for levels of a substance found in explosives.
State and local environmental officials running tests last month at the La Quinta Ridge Mobile Estates found higher-than-allowed levels of a chemical contaminant, perchlorate, in a well serving some 350 residents.
...The California Department of Health established in October a maximum of 6 parts-per-billion for perchlorate in state water supplies. The recent samples from the Indio mobile home park showed 7 parts per billion. Samples taken as far back as December 2004 showed the equivalent of 6.4 parts per billion of perchlorate.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mydesert.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080724/NEWS07/807240350/-1/newsfront -- 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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