|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:52:55 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Key Largo Air Force Station (FL)|
DEP Fails to Disclose Toxic Contamination at Key Largo State Park,
By Chris Sweeney Broward-Palm Beach New Times (FL) August 29, 2012There's more than meets the eye on the pristine grounds of Key Largo Hammock Botanical Park.
Newly released documents from 2006 show that levels of lead and arsenic in soil samples taken from parts of the park exceeded the allowed residential and industrial limits.
...The park is located on grounds that once belonged to the Key Largo Air Force Station. One of the contaminated areas is near the former site of an underground storage tank that was part of a Nike missile launch site. The other contaminated area of the park was a former skeet shooting range.
... For the entire article, seehttp://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2012/08/ dep_ignores_toxic_contaminatio.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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