|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:44:46 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, COMMUNITIES: "Groups disagree with Hanford [WA] cleanup decision"|
Groups disagree with Hanford cleanup decision By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald (WA) November 29, 2014The federal government issued its first final cleanup decision for one of Hanford’s reactors without incorporating changes recommended by the Hanford Advisory Board and environmental groups.
The Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency adopted a plan for the area around Hanford’s former F Reactor that would leave radioactive waste deep underground in one place to decay over 264 years.
Groundwater contamination would be left to dissipate over 150 years."(The Department of Energy) is choosing to ignore overwhelming, common-sense input from citizens throughout the Pacific Northwest who want to see a proactive approach to reducing pollution that reaches the Columbia River from the Hanford site and the F Reactor area," Dan Serres, conservation director for Columbia Riverkeeper, said in a statement.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.tri-cityherald.com/2014/11/29/3286323_groups-disagree-with- hanford-cleanup.html?sp=/99/900/&rh=1
-- 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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