|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 14 Jan 2011 08:11:42 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Eglin Air Force Base (FL) recycles practice bombs|
Restoration officials recycle bombs, save money by Mike Spaits 96th Air Base Wing Environmental Public Affairs Air Force News Service January 13, 1011EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Environmental restoration officials here are shredding their way through 50,000 practice bombs.
So far, they have recycled more than one million pounds of metal from the BDU 33 and Mark 106 bombs.
The effort is part of the Air Force's military munitions response program.The mission of the MMRP is to take action to ensure munitions response areas and munitions response sites located off of active test ranges are safe for reuse, and to protect human health and the environment.
... For the entire release, see http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123238287 -- 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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