|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:03:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, CHEMWEAPONS: Ohio Rubber site, near Clevand (OH)|
Poisonous gas once manufactured at former Ohio Rubber Co. site Rubber News April 10, 2013 , Ohio - During its heyday, Ohio Rubber Co. manufactured a variety of rubber products, including gaskets used in sump pumps and caskets. But rubber wasn'pot the only compound manufactured on the site. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Chemical Warfare Service leased the property for six months in 1918 - then the Ben Hur Automobile Factory - to produce lewisite, a chemical agent used in warfare. Now the Army Corps of Engineers is seeking information concerning the former Ohio Rubber Co. site that could help the organization clean up the grounds if they are found to be contaminated. The Army Corps has taken out advertisements in several Northeast Ohio publications, asking that anyone who might have information about the site contact the department. … For the entire article, see http://www.rubbernews.com/article/20130410/NEWS/130419999/poisonous-gas-once-manufactured-at-former-ohio-rubber-co-site -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.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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