|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:12:10 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Badger Army Ammo Plant (WI) "contaminants linger"|
Army: Contaminants linger in Merrimac groundwater by AUTUMN LUEDKE Sauk Prairie Eagle(WI) December 5, 2017 he latest groundwater results for the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant area show although slowly decreasing, unsafe levels of dinitrotoluene continue to be detected in the northeast corner of the former ammunition site in the town of Merrimac. In September, levels of DNT were detected as high as 3.365 parts per billion – 67 times higher than the health-based standard of 0.05 parts per billion. DNT exposure has been linked with an increased risk for cancer and other illnesses. The U.S. Army held a public meeting Nov. 28 at the Ruth Culver Community Library in Prairie du Sac, where results of a community survey, results of the most recent groundwater monitoring and a review of the human risk health assessment were unveiled. Army representative Cathy Kropp said the community survey was issued to residents in the affected area as a way to hear their concerns and identify issues that need to be fixed as well as gather general information. Of 72 surveys handed out at the last public meeting, 25 were returned. … For the entire article, see http://www.wiscnews.com/saukprairieeagle/news/local/article_e265c9c9-0dd9-52cb-b733-60a99c8c0414.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 <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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