|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:36:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: EPA Issues order at Ft. Gillem (GA)|
EPA: Army must move faster on Fort Gillem contamination By Shannon McCaffrey Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA) September 24, 2014It's been more than a month since the U.S. Army tested the air in Chad Partin's Forest Park home for toxic chemicals and known carcinogens seeping off nearby Fort Gillem, a now-closed base where Army personnel regularly dumped solvents into the soil.
Partin still hasn't been told the results. And he's fearful for his 4- year-old son.
"It's been really, really slow getting information," Partin, a 34- year-old diesel mechanic, said.
"It absolutely worries me, because even if the results come back negative, what about the air my son is breathing when he plays outside? What about the creek behind my house?"
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.myajc.com/news/news/epa-army-must-move-faster-on-fort- gillem-contamina/nhTXr/? icmp=ajc_internallink_invitationbox_apr2013_ajcstub1#9978a3c1.3518187.73 5500
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