|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:51:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS, FORMERS SITES: "Groundwater testing due near toxic [Spring Valley] D.C. house"|
Groundwater testing due near toxic D.C. house Neal Augenstein WTOP Radio News (Washington, DC) July 16, 2012WASHINGTON - Weeks before the razing of a home built atop a former chemical weapons dumping ground, scientists will test groundwater in a nearby well to confirm elevated levels of arsenic and perchlorate.
Sampling begins this week in a well in the 4800 block of Glenbrook Road NW in the Spring Valley section of D.C.
After years of concern, and lawsuits, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined earlier this year to remove the home at 4825 Glenbrook Road. The two-story brick home remains abandoned among multimillion dollar houses in the neighborhood adjacent to American University.
"Testing from this spring found arsenic and perchlorate above acceptable Environmental Protection Agency levels," says Andrea Takash, public affairs spokesman with the Army Corps of Engineers.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wtop.com/109/2945425/Water-testing-near-toxic-DC-house -- 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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