|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:22:51 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] COMMUNITY, CLOSURE: Alameda Point (CA) tour|
Navy offers annual toxic site tour at Alameda Point By Rin Kelly Island of Alameda (CA) July 19, 2010About 50 people turned out Saturday for the Navy's annual Alameda Point tour. The tour offered participants to see four toxic hot spots at the Point, which is a Superfund site, and to learn more about the Navy's efforts to clean up the base.
The four stops on the fully booked bus tour included visits to some of the more complex and controversial cleanup areas at the former Naval Air Station, including the Seaplane Lagoon and a former landfill location known in Superfund-speak as Installation Restoration Site 1.
Used as the main waste disposal site at NAS Alameda between 1943 and 1956, Site 1, which is at the Point's Northwest edge, has been the subject of a heated bureaucratic back-and-forth between city officials, environmental regulators and the Navy, which has chosen to clean up the site to a level less stringent than that desired by city leaders - at a fraction of the cost of the city's favored alternative.
... For the entire article, see http://www.theislandofalameda.com/2010/07/navy-offers-annual-toxic-site-tour-at-alameda-point/ -- 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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