|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 6 Jan 2009 09:13:01 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, CLOSURE: Newark Air Force Base (OH)|
Contaminant removed from former base Air Force takes soil to landfill, monitors site By KENT MALLETT Newark Advocate (OH) January 6, 2009HEATH -- Cleanup of a decades-old contamination at the former Newark Air Force Base soon will be finished, and the land available for development or greenspace
The U.S. Air Force expects to finish the $2 million project this month, with 7,500 tons of contaminated soil removed and new monitoring wells installed to determine water quality at the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center location.
Peter Forbes, the Air Force project manager and an environmental engineer, said the three-quarter of an acre site included trichloroethene, a known carcinogen left from solvents stored there during the 1970s and 1980s.
... For the entire article, see http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20090106/NEWS01/901060308/1052/COMMUNITIES02 -- 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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