|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:20:19 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: "Radford [VA] ammunition plant seeks fresh permit for controversial open burning|
Radford ammunition plant seeks fresh permit for controversial open burning By Mike Gangloff Roanoke Time (VA) June 20, 2015 The Radford Army Ammunition Plant is asking to renew its permit for its controversial open burning ground. Filed June 12, the 449-page application is to undergo an 18- to 24-month review by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, which must eventually decide what limits to set on a waste disposal practice that has drawn increased criticism in recent years. Public hearings and a new assessment of the risks of pollutants traveling off-site from the open burning are ahead, state regulators said last week. And the process could jumpstart the first air quality testing around the waste fires, with a drone flying above the blazes to collect samples, said Leslie Romanchik, the hazardous waste program manager in DEQ’s Office of Waste Permitting and Compliance. … For the entire article see, http://www.roanoke.com/news/local/radford/radford-ammunition-plant-seeks-fresh-permit-for-controversial-open-burning/article_03c7f407-d191-5749-b6ee-d627a2d21116.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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