|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:25:10 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant (NE) RDX CLEANUP|
RDX cleanup making progress By Tracy Overstreet Grand Island Independent (NE) June 25, 2011Groundwater contamination caused at the former Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant west of Grand Island no longer exceeds health advisory levels off the plant property.
"We've effectively eliminated the plume off-plant," said Terri Thomas, the project manager for the Army Corps of Engineers. "It's great news."
Military officials first announced that groundwater contaminated with explosives residue from the bomb-making plant had migrated off plant grounds in 1982. Officials with the U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Material Agency at that time held a news conference in Grand Island to say they believed groundwater contaminated with the explosives had traveled in an underground groundwater plume running north and east of the plant.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.theindependent.com/articles/2011/06/25/news/local/ 13544235.txt
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