|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:08:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, GLOBAL: "Boeing wants help with cleanup of former Arnprior [ONT] plant"|
Boeing wants help with cleanup of former Arnprior plant by Robert Bostelaar Ottawa Citizen (ONT) June 10, 2014For decades, technicians at the Arnprior military base-turned-factory relied on a solvent called trichloroethylene - TCE, for short - to clean grease from aircraft parts.
Only after the 1980s, when the compound was found to cause cancer, did the aviation industry and other TCE users begin seeking safer alternatives.
Today, traces of the chemical remain in the soil and even the bedrock at the site between the TransCanada Highway and the Madawaska River, extending in a 25-acre plume beyond the boundaries of the one-time Boeing plant now operated by Arnprior Aerospace.
... For the entire article, seehttp://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/boeing-wants-help-with- cleanup-of-former-arnprior-plant
-- 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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