|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:55:43 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Corrected Greenwire story|
Defense Contractors Lobby to Block Perchlorate Advisory By SARA GOODMAN Greenwire/New York Times June 22, 2009 Correction appendedThe defense and aerospace industries are lobbying the White House to prevent U.S. EPA from tightening a health advisory for a rocket-fuel chemical, perchlorate.
...Shannon Cunniff, director of chemical and material risk management for DOD, said the Pentagon was asked to attend the meeting, along with other federal agencies, to discuss the issues surrounding perchlorate contamination, and was not lobbying for any particular action from EPA. Furthermore, she added, the Pentagon does not agree that advancing a decision would have an adverse impact.
... CorrectionThe Defense Department hasn't lobbied the White House on a possible U.S. EPA tightening of a health advisory for perchlorate. The Pentagon was invited, along with other federal agencies, to attend a meeting attended by mostly defense and aerospace industry groups, as well as other affected industries, to express their views on the issue. A story in Monday's Greenwire gave incorrect information.
... For the entire revised article, see http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/06/22/22greenwire-dod-defense-contractors-lobby-to-block-perchlo-16279.html?scp=1&sq=Perchlorate%20OMB&st=cse -- 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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