|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 15 Jan 2012 17:42:47 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, CHEMWEAPONS: Community survey at former Schilling Air Force Base (KS)|
Corps gauging public knowledge of ex-Kansas base By Maria Sudekum Fisher Associated Press January 15, 2012The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been gauging public understanding in the Kansas community of Salina about a site at the former Schilling Air Force base where there is possible contamination from chemical warfare training decades ago.
Tim Rogers, executive director of the Salina Airport Authority, where the site is located, said the investigation into possible contamination from chemical warfare training at Schilling is not related to ongoing negotiations between Salina and the federal government over groundwater contamination at the former base, which closed in the 1960s.
A Corps of Engineers contractor surveyed area officials recently to determine their interest in and knowledge of the site and its potential contamination from two types of chemicals used during training exercises more than 50 years ago.
... For the entire article, seehttp://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2012/01/corps-gauging-public- knowledge-ex-kansas-base/2099596
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