|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:21:03 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: "Unexploded ordnance shuts down part of Fort Meade" (MD)|
Unexploded ordnance shuts down part of Fort Meade World War II-era mortar training round found to be inert, removed By Matthew Hay Brown Baltimore Sun (MD) March 11, 2014Fort Meade officials evacuated a residential section of the base Tuesday afternoon after utility workers discovered unexploded ordnance.
The device was found to be an inert mortar training round from World War II, a base spokeswoman said, and residents were allowed to return to their homes.
The utility workers discovered the round in the Potomac Place neighborhood while performing scheduled maintenance, spokeswoman Mary Doyle said. Emergency workers cordoned off a 300-meter area and rerouted traffic around Reece Road.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bs-md-fort-meade-unexploded- ordnance-20140311,0,5349824.story
-- 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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