|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 7 Jun 2011 17:59:47 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL, FUEL: Seoul, South Korea groundwater treatment|
Underground water pollution serious near US bases in Seoul By Kim Rahn Korea Times June 7, 2011The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday that it has removed about 2,000 tons of oil-contaminated underground water around U.S. Army bases in the capital area over the last decade.
568 liters of floating oil and 1,970 tons of polluted underground water have been extracted since 2001 near two U.S. camps in central Seoul - Yongsan Garrison and Camp Kim.
The revelation came amid growing public anxiety over the alleged burial of toxic defoliant in Camp Carroll in North Gyeongsang Province in the 1970s by the U.S. Army.
... For the entire article, see http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/06/117_88489.html -- 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 <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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