|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:30:32 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Air Force snubs Michigan law on tainted well fixes"|
Air Force snubs Michigan law on tainted well fixes by Keith Matheny Detroit Free Press )MI) April 25, 2017 | Oscoda area residents whose wells are affected by groundwater contamination from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base have been urged by state and local public health officials to seek an alternative water supply. And a new Michigan law that took effect in January would make the U.S. Air Force responsible for covering the cost of those alternative water supplies. But Air Force officials will not comply with the new law, Public Act 545, said Paul Carroll, the Air Force’s environmental coordinator for Wurtsmith, at a public forum on the contamination issue in Oscoda on Tuesday. “The Air Force can’t comply with that law, because it is discriminatory,” he said. … For the entire article, see http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/04/25/air-force-snubs-michigan-law-demanding-new-water-hookup-wurtsmith/100909266/ -- 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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