|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 8 Feb 2015 01:33:41 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES: Northeast Cape, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska|
Savoonga Residents Frustrated With Cleanup Process of Former Military
Site at Northeast Cape
By Jenn Ruckel KNOM Radio (AK) February 6, 2015Northeast Cape is a Formerly Used Defense Site situated on the eastern tip of St. Lawrence Island. A former subsistence camp for island residents, the base established there was active during the Cold War and closed down in the early 70s. Recently in Savoonga, residents of St. Lawrence Island met with the Army Corps. of Engineers to discuss the cleanup of environmental contaminants left by the site. KNOM’s Kristin Leffler and Jenn Ruckel attended and filed this report:
It was a clear and bright day on St. Lawrence Island when representatives of the Army Corps. of Engineers landed in Savoonga. Two meetings slated that day would address the process for cleaning up Northeast Cape, inactive since 1972, but harboring a slew of environmental contaminants, including the toxin PCB.
According to Kevin Maher with Jacobs Engineering, the meetings aimed to introduce how the CERCLA process was used at Northeast Cape.
... For the entire story, seehttp://www.knom.org/wp/blog/2015/02/06/savoonga-residents-frustrated- with-cleanup-process-of-former-military-site-at-northeast-cape/
-- 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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