|From:||Lenny Siegel <LSiegel@cpeo.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 4 Dec 2013 11:48:50 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: Possible radioactive leakage from the Niagara Falls Storage Site (NY)|
New data from Army Corps contradicts earlier assertions about LOOW site By Timothy Chipp Niagara Gazette (NY) December 4, 2013 When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathered with the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works Community Action Council last month, the message delivered concerning any possible radioactive leakage from the Niagara Falls Storage Site’s interim waste containment structure sounded good for the community. A representative for the federal government’s department responsible for maintaining the temporary, 10-acre storage facility currently holding materials used in the Manhattan Project delivered a presentation suggesting those materials are not leaking into the ground around the site. The Corps said it was residual. The other group fighting to clean up the site, the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works Restoration Advisory Board, is questioning the most recent report from the Army Corps. RAB officials say their group’s own technical advisor chairwoman, Ann Roberts, is prepared to announce that the latest NFSS news isn’t as rosy as proposed. … For the entire article, see http://www.niagara-gazette.com/local/x1566988236/New-data-from-Army-Corps-contradicts-earlier-assertions-about-LOOW-site -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.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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