|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:38:18 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs , FORMER SITES: Atlas Missile Site No. 4, Cheyenne (WY)|
DEQ wants Army Corps of Engineers to do more about the groundwater
contamination west of Cheyenne
By Trevor Brown Wyoming Tribune Eagle September 19, 2013CHEYENNE -- State officials and local residents want the federal government to do more to address contaminated groundwater west of Cheyenne.
The concerns were brought up Thursday during a meeting updating the public on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineersâ progress to clean up - or at least contain - the contamination caused by a 1960s-era missile site.
Investigators discovered the presence of trichloroethylene, or TCE, during the 1990s in the groundwater near Belvoir Ranch, which was F.E. Warren Air Force Baseâs former Atlas Missile Site No. 4.
Spilled chemicals that were used to clean the silo has created a groundwater contamination plume that extends for about 10 miles to the east.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2013/09/20/news/20local_09-20-13.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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