|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:40:35 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Navy Radio Transmitter Facility-Driver (VA)|
Review clears former Navy site By Matthew Ward Suffolk News-Herald (VA) July 30, 2014Remedial actions at a contaminated former Navy site in North Suffolk have been deemed appropriate following a scheduled review.
Navy Radio Transmitter Facility-Driver, covering 597 acres, was established on land acquired in 1941 and first used as a Naval airfield, according to the EPA.
Later, it operated as a radio-transmitting facility for the Atlantic Fleet, with “various towers and support facilities.”
Following a recommendation of the 1993 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, the facility closed in 1994. Environmentally worrisome activities there cited by the EPA had included the maintenance of buildings, grounds, transformers, vehicles and residential units, as well as pest control and the generation of trash, solvents, paints and oils.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2014/07/30/review-clears-former-navy- site/
-- 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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