|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 28 Jul 2011 23:01:55 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, PERCHLORATE: Camp Edwards (MA) public meeting|
Public quiet at Upper Cape military base cleanup hearing By George Brennan Cape Cod Times (MA) July 28, 2011A public hearing Wednesday night aimed at getting public feedback on the cleanup of the so-called Central Impact Area at the Massachusetts Military Reservation drew less than a handful of people who weren't attending in an official capacity.
Far from the contentious early days of the base cleanup a little more than a decade ago that sometimes resulted in shouting and fistfights at similar public meetings, Wednesday night's session turned into an informal discussion after a brief overview of the options that didn't even draw a single official public comment.
"People feel like it's being taken care of," Lynne Jennings, team leader for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, said of the apparent lack of concern in the community about the cleanup effort. Now that most Upper Cape residents are on public drinking water supplies, there are fewer worries, she said.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110728/NEWS/ 107280319/-1/NEWS
-- 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 <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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