|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 31 Aug 2010 09:37:56 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, REUSE: Draining Joe English Pond, New Boston Air Force Station (MA)|
3 SOPS removes dam, clears WWII bombing range by Senior Airman Erica Picariello 50th Space Wing Public Affairs U.S. Air Force August 18, 2010NEW BOSTON AIR FORCE STATION, N.H. -- Contractors and members of New Boston Air Force Station, a geographically separated unit of the 50th Space Wing, have pumped approximately 70 million gallons of water out of Joe English Pond during a span of five days.
They're not even close to being done.The Joe English Pond and Dam Removal Project, authorized by Congress' 2002 National Defense Authorization Act, funded the clean-up of the retired bombing range allowing it to be used again for recreational purposes. From 2008 to 2009, 135 unexploded ordinances were found within New Boston's fence line.
... For the entire article, see http://www.schriever.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123218240 -- 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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