|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 22 May 2014 17:25:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: "New Brighton squares off with Army over water cleanup costs" for Twin Cities Ammo Plant pollution|
New Brighton squares off with Army over water cleanup costs by Jim Anderson Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN) May 21, 2014New Brighton is taking the U.S. Army to court, accusing it of reneging on a 1988 settlement in which it had agreed to pay the city millions of dollars to treat drinking water following decades of contamination at the nearby Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.
The court settlement followed a four-year legal battle between the Army and the city over what Brig. Gen. Michael Nardotti, the Army’s former judge advocate general, had called "the most extensive Army contamination of a civilian water supply known to exist … affecting the water supply of approximately 35,000 people"”
For the past 26 years, both the Army and the city have lived amicably under the hard-fought settlement terms. Now, however, the city says the Army has abruptly decided it wants to change the deal.
... Fort the entire article, see http://www.startribune.com/local/east/260207631.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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