|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 24 Feb 2009 17:18:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: New England Sand and Gravel (MA) - former test site|
Waltham firm linked to contamination at site By Dan McDonald The MetroWest Daily News (MA) February 24, 2009 FRAMINGHAM —A Waltham research company is linked with military testing gone awry that contaminated grounds of former New England Sand and Gravel site for more than two decades.
During the mid-1980s on a tract in the northeast part of town, Foster-Miller Inc. was a subcontractor charged with developing a substance that could quickly fix bombed-out runways, the U.S. Air Force said.
For at least the past decade, that land had been slated for a one-of-a-kind planned unit development, now known as Danforth Green, which called for 525 housing units to be built near the Wayland town line.
In 1986, Foster-Miller's task was to test the "mixing and dispensing equipment," according to the U.S. Air Force.
... For the entire article, see http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1739334362/Waltham-firm-linked-to-contamination-at-site -- 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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