|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:13:53 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GROUNDWATER: Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant annual containment report|
Site contamination continues in containment By Kris Byars Wahoo Newspaper (NE) October 24, 2012YUTAN - The annual containment report for the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant superfund site shows that, for the most part, everything is going according to plan.
At an Oct. 17 quarterly meeting hosted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Corps representatives said that data gathered over the course of the last year shows that the plumes of groundwater pollution that flow outward from several location at the former plant site are being contained.
"The data and all the modeling we've done shows it's in containment," said Project Geologist Brad Brink. While the plant was in operation toxic chemicals such as TCE, a toxic solvent used at the site, and RDX, and explosive that was used in Ordnance manufacture, seeped into the groundwater beneath the site, contaminating it.minating it.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.wahoo-ashland-waverly.com/article_881eff56-1e2e-11e2- b094-0019bb2963f4.html
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