|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 23 Dec 2011 08:48:55 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Yuma Marine Corps Air Station (AZ) estimates size of leak|
MCAS Yuma leak spilled about 74,000 gallons of fuel BY JAMES GILBERT Yuma Sun (AZ) December 22, 2011Although it has since been repaired, station officials continue to investigate the extent and cause of last month's fuel line leak at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
"We are committed to ensuring the safety of the community in which we also reside," stated Col. Robert Kuckuk, MCAS Yuma Commanding Officer. "The Marine Corps is a responsible steward of the environment and remains committed to ongoing environmental cleanup and repair efforts."
As of Dec. 19, according to a news release issued by the base, station and environmental management officials have located and repaired the fuel leak source, a small hole in a fuel monitoring pipe, and are working to determine the full extent of the contamination.
... For the entire article, see http://www.yumasun.com/news/fuel-75413-station-officials.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 <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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