|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 27 Jan 2010 15:13:05 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, FUDS: Atlas missile site, Cheyenne, Wyoming|
Military's pollution cleanup plan a gamble, scientists say By Bill McCarthy Wyoming Tribune Eagle January 26, 2010CHEYENNE - State scientists are concerned that military engineers are leaning toward a cleanup plan for Cold War-era pollution southwest of the city that is a gamble.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is creating a feasibility study toward cleanup of trichloroethylene (TCE) in groundwater at the city-owned Belvoir Ranch.
..."Right now the corps is really leaning toward a pump-and-treat system in the middle of the plume," said Jane Francis on Tuesday at a meeting of community advisers.
...There is a problem with a pump-and-treat system in the middle of the estimated 10-mile-long plume, however.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2010/01/27/local_news_updates/19local_01-27-10.txt -- 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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