|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 1 Dec 2011 13:46:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||Re: [CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Lake Ontario Ordnance Works (NY) contamination study|
REPORT: Contamination at former Lewiston waste water treatment plant
is no immediate threat to general public
By Timothy Chipp Niagara Gazette November 30, 2011LEWISTON - After a series of tests done at the former waste water treatment plant on the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works site, the Army Corps of Engineers has determined chemical contamination poses no immediate threat to the general Lewiston and Porter communities.
Risk assessment done by the Corps studied the effect any chemical contamination would have on adult and youth trespassers or visitors, commercial, construction and operation workers at the site and area residents, and determined the only risk of health problems would come to on-site workers who have a chronic exposure to the soil and residual sludge over the course of many years.
"(Those) wandering around the site are not going to have harm done to them," said Karen Keil, an environmental toxicologist for the Corps.
... For the entire article, seehttp://niagara-gazette.com/local/x1331364796/REPORT-Contamination-at- former-Lewiston-waste-water-treatment-plant-is-no-immediate-threat-to- general-public
(You may need to cut and paste the link.) On Dec 1, 2011, at 11:33 AM, Lenny Siegel wrote:
Army Corps to reveal findings of contamination study on LOOW site By Timothy Chipp Niagara Gazette (NY) November 29, 2011LEWISTON - Residents interested in hearing the results of a contamination investigation of the former Town of Lewiston Water Treatment Plant on the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works site will get their chance.The Army Corps of Engineers, in charge of the 7,500-acre property in both Lewiston and the Town of Porter, which includes the Lewiston-Porter School District campus, recently studied the soil at the old plant site and is expected to release the results to the public at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Lewiston Senior Citizen Center, 4361 Lower River Road.But donât mistake the Corpsâ involvement in the area for a surefire sign of contamination, Mick Senus, LOOW project manager, said.... For the entire article, seehttp://niagara-gazette.com/local/x1202024422/Army-Corps-to-reveal- findings-of-contamination-study-on-LOOW-site-- 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 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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