|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:07:56 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, FORMER SITES: "Manhattan Project atomic waste still in Tonawanda" (NY)|
Manhattan Project atomic waste still in Tonawanda by Ed Reilly WKBW TV-7 News (Buffalo, NY) January 5, 2015TONAWANDA, N.Y. - US Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) is trying to get the US Army Corps of Engineers to move a little quicker when it comes to compiling options for the cleanup of radioactive wastes from the Tonawanda Landfill.
"They were supposed to complete this work by the end of 2104. It is now 2015," said Schumer during a morning press conference attended by upset residents, as well as, City and Town of Tonawanda Officials.
The nuclear wastes are leftovers from the World War II Manhattan Project that developed the world's first atomic bomb. They were discovered by a Department of Energy survey of the 55-acre Tonawanda Landfill in 1991.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wkbw.com/news/atomic-waste-worries-in-tonawanda -- 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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