|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 8 Sep 2013 12:50:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Kirtland Air Force Base (NM) "steps up VA’s water supply review"|
Air Force steps up VA’s water supply review Feds, state develop plan to monitor supply well over KAFB leak John Fleck Albuquerque Journal (NM) September 6, 2013The Air Force has stepped up monitoring at the water well supplying the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque because of the risk of spreading contamination from a Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill.
The monitoring is one element of a newly developed "Source Water Protection Plan" developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the New Mexico Environment Department to ensure uninterrupted water for the hospital on Albuquerque’s south side.
The hospital now gets its water from its own well drilled in 1996-97 on the hospital’s grounds. The well is less than 1,000 feet from the nearest groundwater contaminated by a decades-old spill of aircraft fuel.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/259115/news/air-force-steps-up-va-water- supply-review.html
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