|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 27 Oct 2008 09:41:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: Oil drilling off New Jersey's coast|
Oil drilling could disrupt chemical weapons off N.J. coast By DONNA WEAVER Press of Atlantic City (NJ) October 19, 2008If New Jersey allows drilling for oil and natural gas off its coast, it may dredge up an ugly and dangerous past.
The U.S. Army has admitted to dumping 64 million pounds of chemical weapons into U.S. waters from World War I until the early 1970s.
Last month, Congress voted to open waters off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to oil and gas drilling - but only 50 or more miles out to sea and only if a state agrees to energy exploration off its shore. Beyond 100 miles, no state approval would be required.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/179/story/289801.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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