|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 3 Jun 2016 23:43:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: Ohio "EPA asks Wright-Patterson to speed up clean up of drinking water wells"|
EPA asks Wright-Patterson to speed up clean up of drinking water wells By Barrie Barber Dayton Daily News (OH) June 3, 2016 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE - A state agency has directed Wright-Patterson to expedite the removal of contamination in two drinking water wells out of concern a plume of contamination might one day reach the city of Dayton’s water production wells near Huffman Dam. In a June 2 directive, Ohio EPA director Craig W. Butler told 88th Air Base Wing commander Col. John M. Devillier of “additional work needed” to prevent perfluoroalkyl substances detected in groundwater from contaminating additional drinking water wells at Wright-Patterson and potentially reaching the city of Dayton’s seven drinking water production wells at Huffman Dam. The two contaminated drinking wells in Area A at Wright-Patterson taken offline in recent days pose “a continued threat to the public health from the potential plume emanation to the city of Dayton well field,” the EPA letter said. ... For the entire article, see http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/epa-asks-wright-patterson-to-speed-up-clean-up-of-/nrZZR/ -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.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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