|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 3 Jul 2010 16:13:15 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUDS: Watertown Arsenal (MA) GSA site dioxin|
Soil tests show dioxins at site of former Watertown Arsenal By Sarah Thomas Boston Globe (MA) July 2, 2010A consulting firm has released soil tests that show the extent of contamination on nearly 12 acres that were once part of the former Watertown Arsenal.
The results indicate the presence of cancer-causing dioxins and other soil contaminants, but have not yet been analyzed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, said project manager Ellen Iorio.
...The so-called General Services Administration site, which was used for storing and sometimes burning spent uranium tailings for the munitions industry during World War II, is located on Arsenal Street and Greenough Boulevard and has been overgrown for years.
... For the entire article, see http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/watertown/2010/07/watertown_gsa_test_results_rel.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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