|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 3 Aug 2017 08:50:19 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL: "Seoul City [South Korea] to probe alleged oil spill at ex-US base"|
Seoul City to probe alleged oil spill at ex-US base By Kim Da-sol Korea Herald August 1, 2017 Seoul City said Tuesday that it will begin analyzing soil and groundwater in areas near the US military base in central Seoul over alleged oil leaks, following the kickoff of the US 8th Army’s relocation. The investigation is set to begin this month in a joint effort with Rep. Song Ok-joo of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea. It will focus on determining whether soil and groundwater have been polluted, the city said. Samples for analysis will be extracted from six of nine sites around the military base in Yongsan, including the main post and retreat center. The announcement came as the relocation program kicks into high gear. Early last month, the 8th Army unveiled its new headquarters in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, putting an end to its 64-year deployment at the heart of Seoul since the end of the Korean War. … For the entire article, see http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20170801000935 -- 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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