|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 30 Jan 2010 12:00:16 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUDS: Unalaska (AK) PCBs|
City continues slow-moving PCB lawsuit KUCB News (AK) January 29, 2010UNALASKA, AK - The city is still pursuing the slow process of suing the federal government for PCB clean-up costs. Last year the city filed a civil suit against the military in an attempt to get $4 million dollars for cleaning up PCBs at the powerhouse site. The city argues that the PCB contamination was from electric transformers brought in by the military during World War II, and the federal government should pay the clean up costs. The military disagrees.
The civil suit process is slow. City attorney Brooks Chandler said both sides are currently collecting information about the situation and doing historical research. The city is especially interested in anyone who recalls any clean-up efforts from 1978 to the mid 1980s.
... For the entire article, see http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kial/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1606101/Local.News/City.continues.slow-moving.PCB.lawsuit -- 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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