|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 27 Mar 2010 07:23:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Camp Edwards pytotechnic grenades|
Regulators: Cape base can train with grenade George Brennan Cape Cod Times (MA) March 27, 2010CAMP EDWARDS - National Guard soldiers training at Camp Edwards have a little more pop in their arsenal.
This week, the federal Environmental Protection Agency signed off on allowing a reformulated pyrotechnic hand grenade to be used at the base. The M116A1 grenades don't contain any perchlorate, a chemical common in fireworks and munitions that is one of the toxins being cleaned up from groundwater at the Massachusetts Military Reservation.
... For the entire article, see http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100327/NEWS/3270320/-1/NEWSMAP -- 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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