|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 26 Sep 2011 22:13:42 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REGULATION: Alaska haz waste violations|
EPA asked to back off Eielson Air Force Base by Sam Friedman Fairbanks News-Mines (AK) September 23, 2011FAIRBANKS - All three members of Alaska’s congressional delegation are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to cool off on proposed sanctions against the Eielson Air Force Base’s central heating unit and power plant.
The regulatory agency has proposed a $218,700 civil penalty against the installation for environmental violations found in a July 2010 inspection, according to a letter sent Thursday to EPA administrator Lisa Jackson.
"We believe Eielson AFB is pursing every effort possible to comply with EPA regulations given the reality of operating a dated facility in need of boiler and other repairs with a limited budget and personnel shortages," the three elected officials say in the letter.
... For the entire article, seehttp://newsminer.com/bookmark/15658391-EPA-asked-to-back-off-Eielson- Air-Force-Base
-- 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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