|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 6 Aug 2008 10:45:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, VOCs: Delfasco Forge(TX) bankrupt|
Delfasco Forge files for Chapter 11 Dallas Business Journal (TX) August 4, 2008Delfasco Forge, a subsidiary of Delfasco Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The Hurst-based manufacturer of practice bombs for the U.S. military filed for bankruptcy after the Environmental Protection Agency issued an order asking the company to consent to an 84-page remediation plan on how to contain areas near the company’s Grand Prairie location that are contaminated with the chemical trichloroethylene.
In a bankruptcy filing, Delfasco Forge says it purchased the Grand Prairie location back in 1980 before the EPA’s standards were developed. In 2002, the company attempted to sell the Grand Prairie location, but during the sales process, a ground water testing procedure showed levels of trichloroethylene contamination in the ground water. Trichloroethylene is known as a contaminate that in excessive doses can cause damage to the nervous system.
... For the entire article, see http://dallas.bizjournals.com/dallas/stories/2008/08/04/daily2.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 <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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