|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 5 Oct 2009 10:09:07 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PECHLORATE: Navy cleanup at Morris Dam, Angeles National Forest, CA|
Navy plans to remove some, but not all contamination from Morris Dam By Rebecca Kimitch Whittier Daily News (CA) October 4, 2009For 50 years the waters behind Morris Dam were used to test Navy torpedoes. Now the Navy is dealing with the environmental costs of that top secret operation.
Arsenic, perchlorate and other contaminants are all that remain from the 20-acre Navy facilities that occupied a peninsula in middle of the reservoir.
Navy operations there ceased in 1993. Officials have since been trying to determine the extent of contamination and what to do about it.
They are now proposing a $6.5 million plan to remove more than 17,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil. But the plan leaves at least 15 to 20 percent of some contamination behind.
... For the entire article, see http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_13485814 -- 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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