|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 1 Dec 2017 23:24:44 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] LEAD, NATIONAL GUARD: $30 million in Senate 2018 defense bill.|
$30M to clean National Guard toxic armories in Senate plan By Rob Davis Oregonian/OregonLive November 29, 2017 Toxic armories nationwide would receive a $30 million boost for removing lead contamination under the U.S. Senate's 2018 defense spending bill. The spending increase, part of a $581 billion Pentagon authorization bill, would aid the National Guard's effort to remove dangerous lead dust in armories across the country, a problem revealed in a 2016 investigation by The Oregonian/OregonLive. The Senate plan marks the first time that Congress has proposed spending federal money to remove lead contamination in armories, civic landmarks in hundreds of towns and cities across America. … For the entire article, see http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2017/11/money_for_toxic_armories.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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