|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 3 Jun 2013 08:36:35 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Kirtland Air Force Base (NM) tests come up clean|
Early tests of KAFB fuel spill come up clean By John Fleck Albuquerque Journal (NM) May 31, 2013Initial tests from an Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority well drilled this spring to monitor for contamination from a Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill have come up clean.
The well, midway between known areas of groundwater contamination and the utility’s nearest southeast Albuquerque drinking water well, showed no signs of the potentially dangerous chemicals that leaked from a Kirtland fuel spill into groundwater and have been moving toward Albuquerque’s drinking water wells, said Rick Shean, the utility’s water quality hydrologist.
The Air Force has drilled groundwater monitoring wells in the area, but water utility officials decided they needed their own independent safety check as a sentinel between the fuel spill and a key part of the metro area’s drinking water supply.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/main/2013/05/31/news/early-tests-of-kafb- fuel-spill-come-up-clean.html
-- 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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