|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:22:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, VOCs: Wyoming's former missile sites|
Work continues on cleaning up contaminated missile sites By Trevor Brow Wyoming Tribune Eagle April 26, 201CHEYENNE - Federal officials are slowly making progress on a long- term project to clean-up - or at least contain - groundwater contamination west of Cheyenne.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers updated the public Thursday on its efforts to study the contamination caused by chemicals that were used to clean 1960s-era missile sites.
During the 1990s, investigators discovered the presence of trichloroethylene, or TCE, in the groundwater near Belvoir Ranch, which was the former Atlas Missile Site No. 4.
For the past decade, officials have set up monitoring wells to study how a 10-mile plume of the chemical has spread and what risks it poses.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2013/04/26/news/20local_04-26-13.txt -- 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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