|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 26 Jan 2010 14:45:12 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, REUSE: Harshaw Chemical and the Cleveland (OH) Towpath Trail|
Radioactive industrial site stands in way of completing Cleveland's
By Michael Scott Cleveland Plain Dealer (OH) January 26, 2010CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Uranium-235 has a radioactive half-life of roughly 700 million years.
Tim Donovan is afraid it might take that long to find a way to get the Towpath Trail built through Cleveland.
But Donovan, the director of the Ohio Canal Corridor, is also now more desperate than ever to find a way across 55 acres along the Cuyahoga River to build one of the final legs of the long-anticipated hiking and biking trail.
There's only one thing standing in his way -- radioactive soil.Worse, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in a lengthy report Jan. 20 that the site will not host the Towpath Trail anytime soon.
... For the entire article, see http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/01/radioactive_industrial_site_st.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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