|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 4 Jan 2010 10:23:44 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] WATER: Bluegrass Depot (KY) discharges|
Documents raise wastewater concerns at Ky. depot By JEFFREY McMURRAY/Associated Press Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) December 30, 2009Water used to clean explosives overflowed twice at a Kentucky Army depot, and a worker was told to dump rainwater that collected in another part of the depot into the sewer, according to a report obtained by an environmental watchdog.
The Washington-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility [PEER] says the years-old documents it recently received from the Army raise concerns about the spillage and dumping of potentially contaminated wastewater.
The heavily redacted documents detail Army investigators' interviews with a Kentucky environmental regulator and a worker at the chemical weapons storage site at Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond. They were posted last week on the watchdog group's site.
... For the entire article, see http://www.kentucky.com/513/story/1077460.html For the PEER release and background documents go to http://www.peer.org/news/news_id.php?row_id=1288 -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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