|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 21 Jan 2010 20:19:51 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS, FUDS: Spring Valley (DC) 75mm shell|
More ammo unearthed By Christopher Cottrell American University Eagle (DC) January 20, 2010The Army Corps of Engineers unearthed more munitions debris next to the Public Safety building during this winter break.
On Jan. 4, workers found a single 75mm round buried four feet underneath a concrete slab that they had removed in front of the building's lower entrance, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Project Manager Dan Noble.
Although heavily corroded and empty, the projectile was still largely intact.
Noble said the round was a "closed cavity item," or had an internal space that was totally sealed off. Such items undergo an X-ray and, if determined to be empty, a subsequent destruction process eliminating potential trace chemicals.
... For the entire article, see http://www.theeagleonline.com/news/story/more-ammo-unearthed -- 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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