|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:40:37 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, VOCs: Disagreement at Cheyenne (WY) Atlas Missile Site No. 4|
State, Army Corps disagree on missile cleanup efforts by Trevor Brown Wyoming Tribune-Eagle November 2, 2014CHEYENNE - The direction of two long-term projects to deal with groundwater contamination caused by local 1960s-era missile sites could be decided by a pair of upcoming meetings.
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality officials say they are troubled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' approach to cleanup efforts at the sites.
Atlas Missile Site No. 3 is located 20 miles east of Cheyenne; Atlas Missile Site No. 4 is near Belvoir Ranch west of Cheyenne.
Investigators found trichloroethylene, or TCE, in the groundwater at both sites in the 1990s and 2000s. The contamination was caused by spilled chemicals used to clean the missile silos. They were once operated by crews from F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2014/10/31/news/20local_10-31-14.txt -- 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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