|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 5 Dec 2010 13:11:29 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GUARD: Vermont Air National Guard base, South Burlington|
Vermont Air Guard to upgrade pollution cleanup By Joel Banner Baird Burlington Free Press (VT) December 4, 2010SOUTH BURLINGTON - New, costly efforts are under way to speed the removal of contaminated soil and water beneath the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington. The bill could be as high as $18.5 million.
Although the public and Guard members face no immediate danger from the pollutants, a more thorough cleanup will reduce the likelihood of future health risks, said Richard Spiese, the project’s site manager for the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.
Fuel, lubricants and solvents have drained into on-site pits from the early 1950s through the mid-1980s, much of it through routine maintenance, according to documents on file with the department.
... For the entire article, see http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20101204/NEWS02/101203031/Vermont-Air-Guard-to-upgrade-pollution-cleanup -- 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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