|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 18 May 2012 12:08:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, PCBs: I-Denni cleanup, Saipan, Northern Marianas|
PCB remediation in I-Denni resumes after 3-week suspension By Haidee V. Eugenio Saipan Tribune (CNMI) April 30, 2012After a three-week suspension while waiting for additional funding, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' excavation of polychlorinated biphenyl- and lead-contaminated soil in I-Denni resumed on April 16.
The I-Denni pit was used by the U.S. military during and after World War II as a waste repository. It has been identified as a formerly used defense site, FUDS.
The volume of PCB- and lead-tainted soil so far excavated has already reached 2,542 cubic yards-some 323 percent higher than the original estimate of only up to 600 cubic yards.
... For the entire article, see http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?cat=1&newsID=118491 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street, 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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