|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 27 Sep 2013 08:24:47 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: Kirtland Air Force Base (NM) test pumping|
Kirtland to test pumping of contaminated water By John Fleck Albuquerque Journal (NM) September 26, 2013An Air Force contractor Friday will begin pumping contaminated groundwater from beneath Kirtland Air Force Base and an adjacent Albuquerque neighborhood.
The initial pumping is small, an early test of a system that might later be employed for larger-scale cleanup. Observers said the milestone is important. It is the first time since the 1999 discovery of a massive Kirtland Air Force Base aviation fuel spill that contaminated groundwater will pumped up for treatment.
The Air Force and its state regulators have been criticized for not moving more quickly. "People have been saying, 'You need to pump real water,'" said Michael Jensen of Amigos Bravos, an environmental and water policy group.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/269459/news/abq-news/kirtland-to-test- pumping-of-water.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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
Prev by Date: [CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: "Destroying Syria's chemical weapons won't be easy"|
Next by Date: [CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Bechtel gift to help transform Presidio" (of San Francisco, CA)
Prev by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: "Destroying Syria's chemical weapons won't be easy"|
Next by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Bechtel gift to help transform Presidio" (of San Francisco, CA)