|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 9 Nov 2011 08:25:19 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: "Navy plans treatment plant at Calverton" NY Grumman plant|
Navy plans treatment plant at Calverton by JENNIFER SMITH Long Island Newsday (NY) November 4, 2011In a cleanup milestone at the former Grumman defense plant in Calverton, the Navy has proposed building a treatment plant to stanch the flow of polluted groundwater threatening the Peconic River.
The underground plume of industrial solvents is the last big piece of contamination to be addressed at the Navy-owned property, where Grumman assembled and tested aircraft from 1954 to 1996. All but 209 of the site's roughly 3,000 acres have since been handed over to the Town of Riverhead for economic redevelopment.
The Navy agreed to clean up the polluted groundwater last year, after Suffolk County health department tests showed the contamination was far more concentrated and widespread than previously thought.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/navy-plans-treatment-plant- at-calverton-1.3297809
-- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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