|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:48:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: "Santa Fe water project holds lessons for [Kirtland AFB] Albuquerque" (NM)|
Santa Fe water project holds lessons for Albuquerque By John Fleck Albuquerque Journal (NM) April 20, 2014SANTA FE – Alex Puglisi and his Santa Fe water department colleagues have drawn attention in the past year to a nondescript cinder block building behind a locked fence on Santa Fe’s west side.
What goes on behind that fence raises a question: Could Santa Fe’s experience cleaning contaminated groundwater be a model for dealing with Albuquerque’s problems with a massive Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill?
The answer, according to Puglisi and other experts, is mixed.When the Sangre de Cristo Water Co. found gasoline contamination in a well off Cerillos Road back in the 1980s, the then-private water company installed a carbon filter to clean the water, then pumped it into the municipal drinking water supply.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/386810/news/santa-fe-water-project-holds- lessons-for-abq.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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