|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 1 Jun 2011 14:38:24 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Mugu Lagoon (CA) jet crash|
Jet fuel contained after tanker crashes at Mugu By Andrea Howry Ventura County Star June 1, 2011Quick response by a team of Navy, Coast Guard and California Department of Fish & Game oil-spill experts kept jet fuel from leaking into wetlands that are home to several endangered species after an aerial refueling tanker carrying more than 25,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed at the edge of Mugu Lagoon on takeoff.
A Unified Command Response Team rushed to the site of the May 18 crash of the Boeing 707 tanker at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu. Several environmental experts arrived within half an hour of the 5:25 p.m. crash.
As soon as emergency response crews allowed them into the vicinity - which was extremely hot and smoky given the burning jet fuel - they began to assess the situation and determine an appropriate response. Culverts were closed to prevent lagoon water from flushing the site and potentially carrying jet fuel into the wetlands.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jun/01/jet-fuel-contained-after- tanker-crashes-at-mugu/
-- 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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