|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:42:03 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] LEAD: Contamination at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (VA)|
Investigating complaint of lead contamination at Norfolk Naval Shipyard By Kevin Green WAVY TV-10 News (Hampton Roads, VA) December 7, 2017 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- For a month 10 On Your Side has been investigating lead exposure at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. Our investigation includes an OSHA complaint, and the Shipyard's own admission it did have a lead issue and failed to notify all personnel potentially exposed to airborne lead risks for 43 days. Several shipyard workers reached out to WAVY TV about that lead exposure in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard's Weld School in Portsmouth. We started digging and learned Weld School Leadership, including the school's director, failed to inform all workers of their potential lead exposure. That is, until Weld School instructor Walter Osbon came along. "They knew it contained lead," said Walter Osbon, who has had 30 years on the job and is about to retire. … For the entire article, see http://wavy.com/investigative-story/investigating-complaints-of-lead-contamination-at-norfolk-naval-shipyard/ -- 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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