|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 22 May 2014 17:55:54 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: 'Line in sand’ proposed for Kirtland AFB [NM] cleanup|
'Line in sand’ drawn for Kirtland fuel cleanup By Olivier Uyttebrouck Albuquerque Journal (NM) May 21, 2014Water utility officials today will propose a cleanup plan for the Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill that calls for drilling seven extraction wells at the leading edge of the contamination plume and treating the water to levels considered safe for irrigation uses.
Rick Shean, water quality hydrologist for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, told the Journal the intent of the draft plan he is expected to present to the water utility board tonight is to “draw a line in the sand” to prevent the spread of contaminants that threaten municipal water supplies.
The plan will require "buy-in" from the U.S. Air Force and approval from the New Mexico Environment Department, Shean said Tuesday.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/403694/news/line-in-the-sand-drawn-for- spill.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 <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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