|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 3 Apr 2012 14:30:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Augusta Ordnance Depot, Augusta, Georgia|
Contractors exploring site of Augusta Ordnance Depot By Rob Pavey Augusta Chronicle (GA) April 3, 2012A half century after the government closed a downtown Augusta munitions complex, contractors are seeking local residents who might have new information about the site.
The 30.1-acre storage yard along the railroad tracks near Sunset Avenue and 15th Street was leased by the U.S. War Department from 1918 to 1955 and used as a shipping and storage yard for the Augusta Arsenal about three miles away.
Although no munitions were manufactured or detonated at the site, known as the Augusta Ordnance Depot, its military legacy placed it on a list of Formerly Used Defense Sites that sometimes warrant scrutiny for contamination issues.
... For the entire article, seehttp://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-03/contractors- exploring-site-augusta-ordnance-depot
-- 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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