|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:35:57 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: "New Mexico calls out [Kirtland] air force base in contamination case"|
New Mexico calls out air force base in contamination case Associated Press January 15, 2015 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - State officials on Thursday called out the U.S. Air Force for missing a deadline to design and implement an interim system for cleaning up contamination from a fuel leak at a New Mexico base. The Environment Department's notice of violation relates to a decades-old fuel leak from underground pipes at an aircraft fuel-loading facility at Kirtland Air Force Base. Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn said the Air Force has made progress over the past year but "results are what ultimately matter the most." Flynn said the state's expectations won't be satisfied until the Air Force begins operating a pump-and-treat system as part of the long-term effort to keep the contamination from reaching the city of Albuquerque's drinking water wells. … For the entire article, see http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/science/article/New-Mexico-calls-out-air-force-base-in-6018239.php -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.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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