|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 9 Apr 2012 12:30:43 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE, REGULATION: State [of Oklahoma] Gets First Crack at Toxic Halliburton Site|
State Gets First Crack at Toxic Halliburton Site By DAVID LEE Courthouse News Service April 9, 2012(CN) - A federal judge refused to order the immediate cleanup of a Halliburton hazardous waste disposal site that is contaminating groundwater in Duncan, Okla., deferring to state authorities.
Between 1962 to 1991, Halliburton used the site to clean military missile motor casings and recycle stainless steel fuel rod racks from a Nebraska nuclear power plant, disposing of ammonium perchlorate hazardous waste.
Halliburton says it settled with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality in August 2011 to remediate the site after discovering perchlorate in groundwater from continued environmental monitoring.
... For the entier article, see http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/04/09/45449.htm -- 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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