|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 4 May 2015 18:56:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: "Kirtland [AFB, NM] cleanup delays to end soon"|
Kirtland cleanup delays to end soon By Ollie Reed Jr. Albuquerque Journal (NM) May 4, 2015 New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn said he’s pleased with the progress made the last couple of months in dealing with the Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill but knows his department and the Air Force have yet to earn the public’s trust in the matter. “We are still singing for our supper,” Flynn said last week during a meeting with Journal reporters and editors. “We need to be able to come up here and put a picture on the wall showing the (fuel spill) plume and a year from now put up another picture to show that the plume is collapsing.” The fuel leak, which originated in fuel storage tanks at Kirtland, is believed to have been seeping into the ground for decades but was only detected in 1999. … For the entire article, see http://www.abqjournal.com/579081/abqnewsseeker/kirtland-cleanup-delays-to-end-soon.html -- 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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