|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 25 May 2012 23:33:57 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Fort Hunter Liggett (CA) lead releases|
Hunter Liggett, two Salinas sites on state's toxic list by PAUL C. BARTON Salinas Californian May. 11, 2012WASHINGTON - Fort Hunter Liggett, site of live-fire training for the U.S. Army in south Monterey County, continues to rank among the top sites in California for the accumulation of toxic materials, the Environmental Protection Agency says.
The agency's latest Toxic Release Inventory shows the fort generates the 10th highest total in the state of "persistent bioaccumulative toxics" or PBTs.
...Live-firing exercises in 2010 generated almost 24,000 pounds of lead from spent bullets at the 165,000-acre site. They also left 16,194 pounds of copper from ammunition casings.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20120512/NEWS01/205120311/ Hunter-Liggett-two-Salinas-sites-state-s-toxic-list
-- 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 <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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