|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:01:42 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] LITIGATION: Port of San Diego (CA) sues Navy|
Port sues feds for chemical pollution by Carl Prine San Diego Union-Tribune (CA) October 13, 2016 An underground plume of toxic chemicals in Chula Vista threatens to contaminate the bay and it’s largely the Navy’s fault, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week by the Port of San Diego. The suit cites the Navy as the lead defendant, along with the Air Force and a series of now-defunct federal agencies. Attorneys for the port allege that these parties either spilled a brew of toxins or allowed a defense contractor — Rohr Aircraft, now owned by UTC Aerospace Systems — to contaminate 48 acres of waterfront property along Lagoon Drive. “As the legal, regulatory and environmental steward of the public trust tidelands of San Diego Bay, we would be remiss if we ignored this issue,” the port said in a statement about Monday’s court filing. ... For the entire article, see http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/military/sd-me-lawsuit-federal-20161012-story.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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