|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 4 Dec 2012 11:10:54 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Barstow (CA) fireworks cleanup|
EPA to remove contaminated soil that triggered Barstow water emergency by Phil Willon Los Angeles Times December 3, 2012Federal environmental officials this week will begin excavating 1,100 tons of perchlorate-laced soil from a former Barstow fireworks manufacturing site that contaminated the city’s drinking water supply in November 2010.
The contamination led to a temporary ban on water use in Barstow just before Thanksgiving that year, leading the governor to declare a state of emergency and forcing residents to stockpile bottled water. The town’s water utility, Golden State Water Co., was forced to flush the city’s water system.
... For the entire article, seehttp://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/12/epa-to-removed- ontaminated-soil-that-led-to-barstow-water-emergency-.html
See also http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/ df626bb65d413ee085257ac900827244
-- 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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