|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 20 Oct 2012 10:04:41 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: PCE found deep underground near Kirtland Air Force Base (NM)|
Crews find chemicals in Albuquerque groundwater Åssociated Press October 20, 2012Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/news/science/article/Crews-find- chemicals-in-Albuquerque- groundwater-3967009.php#ixzz29rL753IDALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kirtland Air Force Base says crews working on an old Air Force fuel spill have found potentially cancer-causing chemicals beneath an Albuquerque neighborhood.
The New Mexico Environment Department said Friday that Air Force crews found the pollutant Perchloroethylene in water around 500 feet underground while installing test wells.
However, officials say they don't believe the recently discovered pollutant is connected to a decades-old Kirtland Air Force Base jet fuel spill threatening Albuquerque's water supply that could be as large as 24 million gallons.
Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/news/science/article/Crews-find- chemicals-in-Albuquerque-groundwater-3967009.php#ixzz29rL0Bkl0
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.timesunion.com/news/science/article/Crews-find-chemicals- in-Albuquerque-groundwater-3967009.php
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