|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:34:50 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: "Company accused of improperly storing explosives at Camp Minden [LA} asks for charges to be thrown out"|
Company accused of improperly storing explosives at Camp Minden asks for charges to be thrown out By Associated Press June 2, 2015 The owners of a company accused of leaving 7,800 tons of improperly stored artillery propellant at Camp Minden have asked a state judge to throw out the charges against them. David Fincher, 65, of Burns, Tennessee, and David Smith, 57, of Winchester, Kentucky, have pleaded not guilty to 10 charges including unlawful storage of explosives and reckless use of explosives. The charges should be thrown out because Louisiana law does not classify the M6 artillery propellant as an explosive, Smith's attorney, Lyn Lawrence Jr. of Bossier City, said Monday. … For the entire article, see http://www.nola.com/military/index.ssf/2015/06/explo_systems_camp_minden.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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