|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 22 May 2010 00:41:32 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Camp Bonneville (WA) work is stopped|
County firing Camp Bonneville cleanup contractor Officials vow that the work will continue By Erik Robinson The Columbian (WA) May 21, 2010Clark County is in the process of terminating the contractor hired four years ago to turn an old Army artillery range into a county park.
Contractor Mike Gage, who serves as president of the nonprofit organization formed to oversee cleanup of Camp Bonneville, has engaged in a long-running dispute with the Army over escalating costs at the 3,840-acre site.
Late last year, the main subcontractor removing unexploded ordnance pulled out after Army funding dried up.
"Ecology and Clark County are grateful to Mike Gage for the work that has been accomplished at Camp Bonneville during the past four years, but now is time for new leadership and a fresh perspective," said a written statement issued by the state Department of Ecology on Friday. "Cleanup work has basically stopped due to funding issues."
... For the entire article, see http://www.columbian.com/news/2010/may/21/army-artillery-cleanup-hits-snag/ -- 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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