|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:55:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Long Island, New York's former military sites|
Hazards at LI's former military sites Long Island Newsday (NY) April 20, 2014Eight of the 17 former military installations on Long Island could have hazardous or toxic waste or unexploded munitions present, but the federal agency in charge of the sites lacks the funding to conduct recommended safety investigations, according to documents and federal officials.
The former defense sites are run by the Army Corps of Engineers, which has a backlog of about $500 million in cleanup or investigation projects in the New York and New Jersey area, an agency spokesman said.
... For the entire article, seehttp://data.newsday.com/long-island/data/long-island/military- installments/
-- 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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