|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 22 Nov 2013 23:38:33 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: RDX at Ft. jackson, (SC)|
Fort Jackson pollution questions still unresolved By SAMMY FRETWELL The State (SC) November 22, 2013COLUMBIA, SC - Neighbors of Fort Jackson fired questions at Army officials Thursday night about pollution near their homes, but they left a public meeting still not knowing if contamination from the fort is a threat to the water they drink.
While the fort doesn’t believe there’s anything to worry about, Army officials said they won’t know for sure until federal contractors test private wells for the presence of a toxic pollutant found near Leesburg Road at the fort’s southern edge. Test results aren’t expected until January.
...So far, the Army says none of the RDX levels at Fort Jackson exceed a federal health safety standard. But not knowing if high levels have spread off site continues to concern people like Carol Roberts, who lives about two miles from Fort Jackson
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.thestate.com/2013/11/21/3114246/fort-jackson-pollution- questions.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
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