2010 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 07:07:17 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Whittaker-Bermite site (CA)
A blast from the past
Environment: Experts say removing munitions from the Whittaker-Bermite site could take another year

By Jim Holt
Santa Clarita Signal (CA)
September 13, 2010

If something goes "boom" in the hills east of Railroad Avenue, do not be alarmed. It's simply cleanup crews dismantling and removing unexploded munitions found on the Whittaker-Bermite site.

After more than 65 years of manufacturing firms lighting up the sky over the Santa Clarita Valley with explosives - from dynamite made in the 1930s to rocket fuel made in the '80s - there's a better-than-good chance a "live" ordinance is still out there waiting to be triggered.


For the entire article, see


Lenny Siegel
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