|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 3 Dec 2009 15:48:55 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: Niagara Falls Storage Site (NY)|
Energy Dept. to issue report on inquiry into N-waste effects in
By Aaron Besecker BUFFALO NEWS (NY) December 3, 2009LEWISTON - The U. S. Department of Energy plans to release a report in March as part of its inquiry into potential radiological contamination in Lewiston and Porter left over from the country's first nuclear weapons program, an agency representative said Wednesday night.
The department has been reviewing environmental data on portions of land that was formerly part of the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works - acreage regulators concluded was clear of environmental concerns in the 1980s, said Christopher J. Clayton of the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management.
The land, once used by the Atomic Energy Commission and Manhattan Engineering District for the Manhattan Project, is now owned by the Town of Lewiston, CWM Chemical Services, Modern Corp. and National Grid.
... For the entire article, see http://www.buffalonews.com/cityregion/niagaracounty/story/881276.html?imw=Y -- 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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