|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:46:21 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, VOCs: Nike Missile site (NE) remediation blamed for explosion|
Firth couple suing company over home explosion by LORI PILGER Lincoln Journal Star (NE) August 30, 2016 A Firth couple whose home exploded in 2013 just days before Christmas have sued a contractor hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to remediate pollution problems at a nearby Atlas missile silo site. Dan and Anne Kadavy originally filed the case against Gilbane Federal in Gage County District Court, but last week it was transferred to U.S. District Court in Lincoln. In the suit, they say they learned that the Environmental Protection Agency discovered in 2005 that trichloroethylene, or TCE, which was used to clean missile fuel lines and causes health problems, previously had been dumped on land near their home between Firth and Cortland and was contaminating groundwater in the area. … For the entire article, see http://journalstar.com/news/local/firth-couple-suing-company-over-home-explosion/article_fe990bf3-8973-5b51-ab77-a8bc44590a0d.html -- 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/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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