|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:57:45 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Guam|
DoD cleans-up used defense sites by Krystal Paco KUAM News (GU) January 16, 2012Guam - The FUDS program was first established by Congress in the mid-1980s to clean up properties formerly owned, leased, possessed or used by the military services. There are over 30 formerly used defense sites on island, and one by one the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving them some much-needed TLC.
Senior program and project manager Helene Takemoto oversees FUDS cleanups all over the CNMI, Hawaii, American Samoa, and Guam. Takemoto says the cleanups are intended to protect human health and the environment, noting, "What we're trying to do is restore the environment back to what it was before the military used the site."
... For the entire article, see http://www.kuam.com/story/16526037/dod-cleans-up-used-defense-sites -- 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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