2011 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 14:49:01 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Clean-up options for Calverton (NY) Navy plume
Despite Active Clean-Up Options for Calverton Plume, Locals Unsure
Though the Navy presented options to combat contamination more aggressively, local advisory board believes still not good enough.

By Joseph Pinciaro
Riverhead Patch (NY)
May 18, 2011

After the U.S. Navy presented a study in April detailing active remediation plans for groundwater contamination near the former Grumman naval weapons plant in Calverton, it is currently considering which plan is the best approach for cleaning up the toxic plume.

Plans for active remediation as opposed to the route taken in recent years – natural attenuation, a passive process – has the support of Restoration Advisory Board, a group of local citizens and civic group members.

However, Bill Gunther, co-chair of the RAB and an engineer at Brookhaven National Lab, wants to see more than just plans for an active clean-up.


For the entire article, see
http://riverhead.patch.com/articles/despite-active-clean-up-options- for-calverton-plume-locals-unsure


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
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