|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 May 2011 16:16:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, FORMER SITES: Campbell Island bombing range (NC)|
Island used as bombing range has no unexploded ordnance, inspection
By Ken Little Wilmington Star News (NC) May 23, 2011An inspection of Campbell Island in the Cape Fear River by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers didn’t turn up any unexploded ordnance on the former military bombing range or other environmental contamination.
The good news was presented last week to island stakeholders during a meeting held at the Corps of Engineers office in Wilmington.
Campbell Island is about nine miles south of Wilmington. It contains ample wetlands and is roughly 203 acres in size. The island was used as a bombing range for aviators training during World War II, said Ray Livermore, a Wilmington-based Corps of Engineers environmental engineer.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110523/ARTICLES/ 110529893/1177?Title=Island-used-as-bombing-range-has-no-unexploded- ordnance-inspection-finds
-- 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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