|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:51:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL: Goose Bay, Canada|
MacKay announces $300-million plan to clean up Labrador airbase by 2020 By THE CANADIAN PRESS July 12, 2009HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. - Defence Minister Peter MacKay has announced $300 million in funding as part of an ongoing project to clean up contamination at an airbase in Labrador.
The contamination in areas of 5 Wing Goose Bay has been attributed to past storage and handling practices of certain materials, including heavy metals, PCBs, hydrocarbons and pesticides.
The remediation project, which began a number of years ago, will help reduce potential risks associated with the contamination, said MacKay.
... For the entire article, see http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gG_K-_jSm8RtvlWsb6UmCU1BUA2w -- 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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