|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:49:47 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: "WWII chemical agent cleanup will take decades on Redstone Arsenal" (AL)|
WWII chemical agent cleanup will take decades on Redstone Arsenal WAAY TV-31 News (Hunstville, AL) March 28, 2014 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Chemical agents, used in World War II, are forcing a major cleanup effort on Redstone Arsenal. The munitions were buried on the Arsenal right after the war, and now, it'll take decades to cleanup. “The reason that we're out here doing most of our work is stuff from WWII,” says Chief of the Installation Restoration branch at Redstone Arsenal Terry de la Paz. For Terry de la Paz and her team at Redstone Arsenal, the next several decades will be spent cleaning up what was left behind. “Approved practices of the 40's and 50's made this a legitimate dump, and so we spend a lot of our time chasing after the past sons of our forefathers I guess,” says Jason Watson, with the Installation Restoration branch. … For the entire story, see http://www.waaytv.com/news/wwii-chemical-agent-cleanup-will-take-decades-on-redstone-arsenal/article_6d6554c6-b6e4-11e3-b13a-0017a43b2370.html You may need to copy and paste the link. -- 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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