|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:17:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Tucson International Airport and Air Force Plant #44 (AZ)|
Facility would remove chemical left from south-side TCE cleanup City facing major new expense to treat water Rob O'Dell Arizona Daily Star September 20, 2010Changing federal standards for a chemical left behind after the cleanup of TCE and TCA from south-side groundwater could force the city - and water customers - to spend millions of dollars on a new treatment plant.
Removing trichloroethylene, or TCE, and trichloroethane, or TCA, from groundwater leaves behind a chemical called 1,4 dioxane, which was used to prevent the breakdown of TCA.
Although the massive federal Superfund site on the south side is able to strip out the TCE and TCA, the 1,4 dioxane does not evaporate and stays in the water.
... For the entire article, see http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_33365df2-7adb-5252-aff3-1cca4806ad01.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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