|From:||Lenny Siegel <LSiegel@cpeo.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 6 Jul 2012 12:37:59 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Navy-Grumman Bethpage, NY "Toxic Plume Creeps Closer To Contaminating More Public Drinking Water Supplies"|
Bethpage's Toxic Plume Creeps Closer To Contaminating More Public
Drinking Water Supplies
By Christopher Twarowski Long Island Press (NY) June 28, 2012John Caruso points to an orange pushpin on a poster-size map propped up against a wall inside Massapequa Water District's conference room.
Unlike the charts one might expect to find in the headquarters of a water district - perhaps delineating the mileage of its distribution system or the locations of its pumping stations - this map and several others bear massive, multi-colored splotches smeared across their tops.
..."We had the Navy install a monitoring well here, and that monitoring well now shows that at 150 feet, the Grumman plume is there," he tells the Press. "That's within eight-tenths of a mile of our wells."
... For the entire article and multi-media package, go tohttp://www.longislandpress.com/specialreport/ripple-effect/ripple- effect.php
-- 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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