|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 27 Jul 2009 08:50:27 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PCBs: EPA questions Army waste handling|
EPA Grills U.S. Army Over Handling of PCB-Contaminated Wastes Environment News Service July 27, 2009WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is demanding answers to dozens of long-standing questions about the handling of wastes contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, at U.S. Army ammunition production facilities nationwide.
Activities at 28 closing Army ammunition production facilities with a total of number of more than 16,000 buildings and structures could be affected.
In a July 7 letter to the Army, the EPA asks for a detailed response to questions about the status of demolition of buildings, management and storage of PCB wastes, research on destruction or removal of paint, and operation of decontamination ovens.
... For the entire article, see http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/jul2009/2009-07-27-092.asp -- 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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