|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:17:45 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLEANUP, MUNITIONS: Iowa Army Ammunition Plant "big picture"|
The big picture on IAAP cleanup RAB discusses projects that are under way. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES Hawkeye (IA) April 12, 2012 OU. MMRP. CERCLA. DERP.It's not gibberish. They're just a few of the acronyms associated with the environmental cleanup at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant that were contaminated from work at the Middletown facility.
The Restoration Advisory Board that was established to keep track of the governmentese and work being done at the plant talked about the big picture of the cleanup efforts during its quarterly public meeting Tuesday.
"It's pretty obvious to me that we're making progress on the off-site plume ... but we've got a ways to go," said Rick Arnseth of Tetra Tech, who offered an update on the RDX contamination in groundwater outside the plant's boundaries.
...Alex Smith of Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Group, updated the board on the military munitions response program - the acronym is MMRP.
The program identified eight sites, including the central test area, the west burn pads and a possible demolition site.
... For the entire article, see http://www.thehawkeye.com/story/rab-041912 -- 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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