|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 22 Jul 2009 12:12:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLEANUP: Iowa Army Ammunition Plant|
Progress being made in IAAP cleanup Slowly but surely, project will be complete. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES Burlington Hawk Eye (IA)With 19,000 acres to cover and countless chemicals and munitions to weave through, the cleanup process at the Middletown Iowa Army Ammunition Plant is slow going.
One consolidated program that started in 1987 is on a 40-year time frame; the others are too recent -- each starting around 2002 -- to even hazard a guess as to a completion date.
Still, amid all the groundwater tests and metals unearthed there is a silver lining.
"The advantage we do have now is we know what we're doing; we know the contaminants, and we know the levels," said Matthew Jefferson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency environmental engineer and EPA representative on the IAAP Restoration Advisory Board.
.... For the entire article, see http://www.thehawkeye.com/Story/iaap-rab-072209 -- 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
Prev by Date: [CPEO-MEF] ENERGY: Ohio Air National Guard solar field, Toledo|
Next by Date: [CPEO-MEF] PRIVATIZATION: McClellan Air Force Base (CA) plan signed
Prev by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] ENERGY: Ohio Air National Guard solar field, Toledo|
Next by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] PRIVATIZATION: McClellan Air Force Base (CA) plan signed