|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:59:16 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Kirtland Air Force Base (NM) agrees to more monitoring wells|
KAFB Widens Aquifer Search For Jet Fuel By John Fleck Albuquerque Journal (NM) April 19, 2012The Air Force, facing criticism from state regulators, has agreed to drill additional groundwater wells to try to determine how close leaked jet fuel has come to Albuquerque water supply wells.
But how many wells will be drilled remains a question.The Air Force had proposed three shallow wells between known areas of contamination and the nearest municipal water supply wells, but the New Mexico Environment Department in a letter on Friday called that proposal "inadequate" given the threat to the municipal drinking water supply.
In response, the Air Force has agreed to an additional six wells beneath southeast Albuquerque in an effort to determine how deep into the aquifer the contamination has reached, top base civilian official Tom Berardinelli said at a community meeting Wednesday.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/main/2012/04/19/news/kafb-widens-aquifer- search-for-jet-fuel.html
-- 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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