2011 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 13:42:48 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Beale Air Force Base cleanup
Jet fuel clean-up set for Beale AFB

Grass Valley Union (CA)
September 7, 2011

Jet fuel and other pollutants that have leaked into groundwater at Beale Air Force Base, west of Grass Valley, will be cleaned up or monitored for further action, according to proposals released by the base.


Sources of the contamination include an above-ground jet fuel storage tank, a bulk fuel storage facility, underground storage tanks throughout the base, a photowaste emergency holding basin, a burn pit and the Ninth Mission Support Group transportation refueling vehicle maintenance shop, according to base documents.

Pollutants of concern include diesel, gasoline, trichloroethylene, benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylenes, carbon tetracloride and vinyl chloride, according to base documents.


For the entire article, see
http://www.theunion.com/article/20110907/BREAKINGNEWS/ 110909844/1053&parentprofile=1053


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
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