|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 10 Feb 2010 07:43:51 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLEANUP: Camp Peary (VA) dump site and Waller Mill Reservoir|
Navy officials to share study of contaminants in Williamsburg reservoir By Dan Parsons Newport News Daily Press February 9, 2010 WILLIAMSBURGNavy officials have concluded their investigation of whether pollutants from Camp Peary leaked into Waller Mill Reservoir and are set to share the findings with residents whose water comes from the lake.
...Navy and Camp Peary officials announced last spring that traces of chemicals from an abandoned disposal site at Camp Peary might have leaked into the reservoir, the city of Williamsburg's primary source of drinking water.
Since then, the Navy has completed an environmental investigation of the possible contamination. The study involved collecting samples of soil, sediment, surface water, fish tissue and invertebrate tissue from various locations, according to a Navy statement released Tuesday. Those samples were analyzed for the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs. The study also included ecological and human health risk assessments.
... For the entire article, see http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-local_wallermill_0210feb10,0,3003236.story -- 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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