|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:28:41 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: NASA-funded treatment plant in Pasadena, CA|
Opening of NASA-funded water-treatment plant celebrated By Janette Williams Pasadena Star News (CA) October 20, 2011PASADENA - Raising glasses of perchlorate-free water, city, state, federal and NASA officials toasted the official opening of the $8.5 million Monk Hill Water Treatment Plant in Northwest Pasadena on Wednesday.
"It tastes wonderful," said Phyllis Currie, who has overseen what she called the "massive clean-up" project during her entire 10-year tenure as general manager of Pasadena Water and Power. "There were days when we were concerned if we could pull it off," Currie said. "This is a day of joy, pride and relief. It was very, very hard to bring this project to fruition."
Monk Hill is the third local NASA-funded plant brought on-line to treat groundwater contaminated by thousands of pounds of perchlorate - a component of rocket fuel - and other volatile compounds that were the legacy of experimental work at Jet Propulsion Laboratory during World War II.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_19157379 -- 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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