|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Nov 2009 18:44:45 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Ft. Monmouth (NJ) Finding of No Significant Impact|
Army's findings on fort contamination criticized Army: Environmental studies being prepared BY DANIEL HOWLEY Atlanticville (NJ) November 19, 2009The Eatontown Environmental Commission is calling on the Department of the Army to conduct an in-depth study of environmental contamination at Fort Monmouth before turning property over to the fort's three host towns.
"I feel that we need more information to make a better decision on what's going on [at Fort Monmouth]," Environmental Commission Chairman Edward Dlugosz said at the Nov. 4 council workshop meeting.
Dlugosz, a member of the fort's Restoration Advisory Board (RAB), made the request after the Army released a draft of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) report.
"I don't feel that the town can afford to go forward without understanding all of the [environmental] impacts, all of the remedies and the time frames and the cost that will be involved," he said.
Dlugosz said the Army should produce a more thorough Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) instead.
... For the entire article, see http://atlanticville.gmnews.com/news/2009/1119/front_page/002.html -- 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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