|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 28 Oct 2010 06:58:44 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Dublin Annex, Radford Ammo Plant (VA)|
Public voices concerns over Dublin cleanupThe Army is holding meetings about its plans to decontaminate ammunition sites.
By Jeff Sturgeon Roanoke Times (VA) October 28, 2010A handful of people asked questions Tuesday at a public meeting on an environmental cleanup plan for one of two bases that make up the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, focusing on whether the plan goes far enough.
...The Army is conducting a public comment period on a $2.4 million proposal to clean up chemical contamination that has been in place since the end of World War II at the New River unit, or Dublin annex, of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant.
As the safety flooring in the former explosives bagging area and igniter assembly area degraded, it released lead, copper and asbestos into adjacent soil. Meanwhile, chemical residues remain in a 600-foot ravine once used to dump building debris and in a pit once used to burn excess or noncompliant explosives.
... For the entire article, see http://www.roanoke.com/news/nrv/wb/264524 -- 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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