|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 22 May 2014 14:09:50 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HERBICIDES, VOCs: Report on Chanute Air Force Base (IL) cleanup|
Air Force says no Agent Orange used on base Dave Hinton Rantoul Press (IL) May 20, 2014.RANTOUL - The project manager for a company in charge of cleanup efforts at the former Chanute Air Force Base said environmental concerns about Agent Orange and other agents are unfounded.
One by one, Howard Sparrow, project manager for CB&I Inc., Greenville, S.C., addressed areas of concern about public drinking water supply, private wells, Agent Orange and low levels of dioxins.
Water quality issue. Speaking at last Thursday’s Chanute Restoration Advisory Board meeting, Sparrow addressed a comment that indicated in 2008, the federal government warned the village of Rantoul and Chanute Air Force Base that they should notify all children, elderly and infants with health problems that the water had contaminants and that they should not drink the water.
"The Air Force's response to that is that is not a true statement," Sparrow said. "The village of Rantoul drinking water supply is perfectly safe for the public to drink."
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.rantoulpress.com/news/environment/2014-05-20/air-force- says-no-agent-orange-used-base.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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