|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 4 Feb 2010 10:36:32 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Schumer calls for Calverton Navy Plant (NY) interim action|
Senator: Poison waits for no study MICHAEL WHITE Riverhead News-Review (NY) February 4, 2010The U.S. Navy expects to release a report by year's end detailing the breadth of groundwater pollution flowing from the former Grumman jet plant in Calverton -- as well as possible remedies.
Although the Navy has said it is crucial to complete the report, known as a Corrective Measures Study, before any cleanup can begin, Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said "waiting around" until 2011 before taking corrective action would be a mistake.
"The facts are in and the Navy needs to know this: The poison Grumman plume is contaminating the Peconic River, no questions about it, and cleanup must begin posthaste," Mr. Schumer said.
... For the entire article, see http://www2.timesreview.com/NR/stories/R020410_Plume_mw -- 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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