|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:34:27 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: Congressman wants more action at former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (MI)|
Kildee pressing Air Force for answers, urgency in Wurtsmith base cleanup By Garret Ellison MLive (MI) November 22, 2016 OSCODA, MI — Dan Kildee wants to see less talk and more action from the military in Oscoda, where toxic perfluorinated chemical (PFC) plumes are spreading through the groundwater from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Kildee, a Democratic Congressman from Flint, sent a letter this week to Miranda Ballentine, assistant Air Force secretary for Installations, Environment and Energy, urging the service to devote more resources to the problem. An Oct. 25 public meeting left many unanswered questions, Kildee wrote. "This lack of information and transparency is unacceptable," he wrote. "After more than two years since discovering the widespread contamination of PFCs in groundwater surrounding WAFB (Wurtsmith Air Force Base), the Air Force needs to show more attention and urgency to this issue." … For the entire article, see http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/11/kildee_pressing_air_force_for.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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