|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 3 Feb 2010 23:32:43 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Rialto, California cleanup plan|
EPA: Pump Rialto groundwater and cleanse it of perchlorate By JANET ZIMMERMAN Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) February 3, 2010Federal environmental regulators on Wednesday unveiled a $29.3 million plan to clean up a Rialto Superfund site by pumping tainted groundwater and treating it to remove perchlorate and other toxic contaminants.
The water then could be delivered to homes and businesses.The 160-acre industrial site north of Interstate 210, between Alder and Locust avenues, was used by private companies and the government to store, test and manufacture munitions, rocket motors and fireworks.
Perchlorate, an ingredient in rocket fuel, and the industrial solvent trichloroethylene, TCE, were spilled or dumped on the ground and seeped deep into the aquifer. Spreading for miles southeast of the site, the contamination is the Inland region's largest uncontrolled plume of perchlorate in a drinking water supply.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_W_cleanup04.3fed408.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 <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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