|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:04:22 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Benicia (CA) and its former Arsenal|
Benicia tries to dodge Arsenal bill By Tony Burchyns Vallejo Times-Herald (CA) November 21, 2010BENICIA -- Details are emerging about a plan to clean up the city's former military base without making private property owners or the city pay the bill.
In a proposal headed to the City Council on Tuesday, today's property owners -- including the city -- would not bear the financial burden of cleaning up any significant U.S. Army contamination discovered at the nearly 3,000-acre Benicia Arsenal.
Further, all parties would be held to the same, known cleanup levels.The city has been under increasing pressure from state regulators to clean up the Arsenal, a former weapons depot and small arms manufacturer that closed in 1964. Much of the base is now owned by private interests.
... For the entire article, see http://www.timesheraldonline.com/ci_16672217 -- 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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