|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 4 Feb 2012 12:18:53 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Army Corps of Engineers continues Fort Monroe [VA} cleanup"|
Army Corps of Engineers continues Fort Monroe cleanup More than a dozen sites throughout the property have been identified By Robert Brauchle Newport News (VA) Daily Press February 3, 2012HAMPTON - The Army Corps of Engineers continues to oversee testing, and in some cases, cleanup of more than a dozen contaminated sites on Fort Monroe.
The Army is addressing areas of concern that have so far yielded soil contaminated with metals, mercury and other chemicals, said Robert Reali Fort Monroe Base Realignment and Closure environmental coordinator.
The cleanup continues during the Army's complex departure from Fort Monroe, which was forced to close following the 2005 BRAC decision to realign military bases nationwide. The cost for the environmental cleanup has been pegged at $60 million to $70 million.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.dailypress.com/news/hampton/dp-nws-army-monroe- update-20120203,0,2677872.story
-- 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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