|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 21 Dec 2011 07:50:42 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Redstone Arsenal (AL) perchlorate and TCE|
Construction Begins On Missile Production Facility by Kari Hawkins Army News Service| December 21, 2011REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Earth is being moved to make way once again for missile production on Redstone Arsenal.
And while a recent visit to a site in the southeastern edge of the Arsenal revealed heavy machinery being used to move dirt in preparation for the construction of Raytheon's $75 million, 70,000 square-foot Standard Missile production facility, it's the dirt work that happened prior to the corporation's midsummer ground breaking that will have the most lasting impact on the environment.
The site was home in years past to a government-owned missile manufacturing facility operated by Thiokol. Years after the facility was shut down, it was determined that areas within the site were contaminated with manufacturing pollutants. And with Raytheon eyeing the site for a new manufacturing enterprise, contamination cleanup became a top priority with the Garrison.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.military.com/news/article/army-news/construction-begins-on- missile-production-facility.html
-- 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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