|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 2 Jul 2009 10:06:18 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, CONTRACTORS: Northrop Grumman plume in Calverton (N_Y)|
County: No telling where Grumman pollution ends BY MICHAEL WHITE Riverhead News-Review (Mattituck, NY) July 2, 2009A plume of contaminated groundwater that stretches south of the former Northrop Grumman plant in Calverton may be much larger -- and run much deeper -- than originally suspected, according to the Suffolk County health department.
"We found contamination in all the new wells," said Andrew Rapiejko, a health department geologist who oversaw a second round of testing this spring near the former naval weapons facility.
"Typically, you would like to see the end of a plume; you drill until you get a couple of wells that are clean and that's when you know you've found the end."
... For the entire article, see http://www2.timesreview.com/NR/stories/R070209_Plume_mw -- 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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