|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 3 Sep 2017 08:16:03 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, REUSE: "New cleanup plan for Camp Bonneville [WA] military site"|
New cleanup plan for Camp Bonneville military site Old site was once used as a training ground for soldiers By Dameon Peasant Columbian (WA) September 2, 2017 The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing to change its cleanup plans at the Camp Bonneville Military Reservation site and it wants to know what the public has to say about it. The camp, which is five miles northeast of Vancouver, is a nearly 4,000-acre forested site that was once owned by the U.S. Army and leased from the Department of Natural Resources. The site operated as a training ground for soldiers from the time it opened in 1910 until military operations ceased in 1995. Countless soldiers were trained on how to handle everything from firearms, grenades and artillery rounds over more than 80 years left a legacy of environmental contamination, munition fragments and potentially dangerous unexploded ordinances around the property. … For the entire article, see http://www.columbian.com/news/2017/sep/02/new-cleanup-plan-for-camp-bonneville-military-site/ -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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