|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:48:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Casper Army Air Field, Casper, Wyoming|
Regulators investigate Casper airport for WWII-era contamination By TREVOR GRAFF Casper Star-Tribune (WY) July 25, 2014The four-engine drone of the B-24 Liberator has long since faded at Casper/Natrona County International Airport.
But during World War II, the Casper Army Air Field, as it was then known, served as the final stop for bomber crews training for overseas assignments in Europe.
The bombers no longer inhabit the airport, but state and federal regulators don't know yet what they may have left behind.
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency are investigating 12 sites at the airport for remnants of environmental contaminants dating back to the time of the bombers.
... For the entire article, seehttp://trib.com/news/local/casper/regulators-investigate-casper- airport-for-wwii-era-contamination/article_987c64a9-d2bf-5ac7- a645-36d22cf177bf.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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