|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 3 Apr 2011 13:37:58 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, REUSE: Unexploded Ordnance at Mare Island (CA)|
Does death still lurk in Mare Island soil? By Jessica A. York Vallejo Times-Herald (CA) April 3, 2011Nearly 10 years ago, the Navy drew to a close years of work removing buried munitions -- some unexploded and therefore highly dangerous -- from the southern-most portion of Mare Island.
In March, the Navy's Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) office announced that contractors will be unearthing thousands of newly detected metallic "anomalies" that could be anything: a spoon, maybe a railroad spike.
Or even unexploded ordnance.The new development comes nearly 10 years after a Times-Herald investigation, published in May 2001, that unveiled serious allegations of mismanaged cleanup and remaining safety concerns.
... For the entire article, see http://www.timesheraldonline.com/ci_17763210 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street, 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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