|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 7 Dec 2011 07:52:31 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] SHIPBUILDING: Astoria Marine Construction Company (OR)|
Dry-dock Facility Might Be Listed As Superfund Site By TYLER GRAF Daily Astorian (OR) December 6, 2011Beneath the confluence of Jeffers Slough and the east bank of the Lewis and Clark River a slurry of chemicals from nine decades of boat building and repair have contaminated groundwater, sediments and soil.
Since March, the Environmental Protection Agency has slated the Astoria Marine Construction Company for addition to its Superfund site priorities list, a designation that could cost the owners hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars in cleanup fees and environmental studies.
The boat-repair company that once received multimillion-dollar Navy contracts during World War II and the Korean War wants its previous insurance providers to front the costs for the study and cleanup, but the process of securing the money for that work has been slow going.
... For the entire article, seehttp://news.opb.org//article/dry- dock_facility_might_be_listed_as_superfund_site/
-- 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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