|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 2 Apr 2017 14:21:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, FORMER SITES: Atlas Missile sites, WY|
Barrasso: Missile sites polluted Wyoming groundwater and Washington must clean them up by Heather Richards Casper Star-Tribune (WY) March 29, 2017 When the United States was embroiled in the Cold War with the former Soviet Union, seven Wyoming missile sites were on high alert. More than half a century later, the sites that the federal government built to hold missiles to protect the nation pose a serious environmental threat to Wyomingites, said Sen. John Barrasso on Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in D.C. And it’s the responsibility of the federal government to ensure that those missile sites are cleaned up. There are 38 defense sites in Wyoming, but those that have left behind the most difficulty for state regulators are the Atlas Missile sites, said Kevin Frederick, administrator of the water quality division at the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality in a written statement read before the committee. … For the entire article, see http://trib.com/business/energy/barrasso-missile-sites-polluted-wyoming-groundwater-and-washington-must-clean/article_48ed1e04-155d-51e2-90bf-ff290944b4d8.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 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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