|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 19 Dec 2017 21:04:40 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] "U.S. military has sordid history with housing its own, " Laurel Bay, SC|
[Looks like I mixed this up with another posting on Monday. This should work. - LS] .U.S. military has sordid history with housing its own BY KASIA KOVACS Island Packet (SC) DECEMBER 11, 2017 Laurel Bay is part of a much larger national pattern; for decades, the Marine Corps has grappled with issues of pollution near base housing all over the country. This is the fourth story in the nine-part series — Buried: Contamination, confusion in a Beaufort military community. In the 1950s, more than a thousand tanks filled with heating oil were buried underneath Laurel Bay, a Marine housing community in Beaufort County. Decades passed by, and those tanks corroded. Fuel leaked into the soil, contaminating the ground. Now Laurel Bay residents battle with leukemia, infertility and rare diseases. And they can't help but wonder, is contamination the cause? … For the entire articles, see http://www.islandpacket.com/latest-news/article189116759.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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