|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 15 May 2013 17:47:08 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] COMMUNITIES: "Tobyhanna Army Depot's past cleanup policies back on the table"|
Tobyhanna Army Depot's past cleanup policies back on the table Advisory board disbanded in 2005, but officials asking if it should return By David Pierce Pocono Record (PA) May 15, 2013 Is the public satisfied with Tobyhanna Army Depot's cleanups of an old artillery range's unexploded ordnance, a former landfill and a former burning pit? Should an advisory board be reestablished to review their work? Those are among questions being asked by the depot in a recent public notice. A Restoration Advisory Board operated from 1995 to 2005 overseeing the cleanups, before being voluntarily disbanded. "The RAB was discontinued because removal actions had been completed, the institutional controls were in place and the contamination levels were decreasing," states the legal notice. "The former RAB members decided that since the contamination was at a steady state, the RAB was no longer needed ..." … For the entire article, see http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130515/NEWS/305150347/-1/NEWS -- 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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