|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 30 May 2011 16:59:04 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLEANUP: Radford Army Ammunition Plant (VA) permit pending|
EPA considers cleanup permit for Radford arsenalAgency officials say most of the known contamination at the Radford arsenal is gone or harmless.
By Laurence Hammack Roanoke Times (VA) May 29, 2011An acid wastewater lagoon. A red water ash burial ground. A TNT wastewater treatment unit. An asbestos disposal trench.
Those are just a few of the areas at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant identified in a recent government report.
Despite their ominous-sounding names, many of the former dumping grounds for hazardous waste no longer pose a threat to human health or the environment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
... For the entire article, see http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/288128 -- 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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