|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 29 Apr 2009 17:49:07 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, CONTRACTORS: Kilgore Manufacturing, McKean Township , OH|
Ohio EPA examines McKean Twp. site that once held munitions plant BY RUSS ZIMMER NEWARK ADVOCATE (OH) APRIL 29, 2009McKEAN TOWNSHIP -- Ohio Environmental Protection Agency scientists are looking for contamination in soil samples from a McKean Township property, an Ohio EPA spokeswoman said.
The parcel at 2710 Dry Creek Road was the site of a military-grade munitions and pyrotechnics plant from 1949 to 1961, said Ted Hart, a spokesman for the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
Numerous potentially harmful compounds and elements, including heavy metals and elevated levels of lead and arsenic, were discovered in the soil of a Westerville site used by the same company, Kilgore Manufacturing, Hart said.
... For the entire article, see http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20090429/NEWS01/904290308 -- 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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