|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 17 Jul 2012 07:45:02 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS, FORMER SITES: Spring Valley (DC) home demolition|
Army Corps of Engineers to demolish Spring Valley home By Richard Reeve WJLA TV-7 News (Washington, DC) July 16, 2012In less than 24 hours, a D.C. neighborhood could learn if the long- awaited cleanup of munitions and other materials at a home will happen after years of indecision.
..."They've recovered more than a thousand munitions, primarily 75 millimeter rounds. Some containing mustard agent. This is not stuff you want in your backyard," said Environmental Activist Ken Slowinski.
The buried weapons date back from WWI. They were uncovered by a work crew in 1993.
After years of debate and lawsuits, the Army Corps of Engineers will the demolish the house next month.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/07/army-corps-of-engineers-to- demolish-spring-valley-home-77912.html
-- 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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