|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:28:44 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: "Report Finds Little Threat ..." at Army Corps' Cold Regions Lab, NH|
Report Finds Little Threat From Spills; Low Concentrations of TCE Identified Around CRREL By Rob Wolfe Valley News (NH) December 18, 2017 Hanover — A detailed report on the ongoing pollution cleanup around the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory indicates little risk to neighbors along Route 10, including Richmond Middle School and Kendal at Hanover, a retirement community that is planning an expansion close to the federal research center. Independent analysts hired by the Army Corps of Engineers last year found that a series of chemical spills decades ago had allowed an underground plume of trichloroethylene, a common industrial solvent known as TCE, to pool beneath the 28-acre CRREL site and move toward abutting land. In a nearly 200-page report released last week, the consultants, Amec Foster Wheeler of London, U.K., said a thorough regime of sampling around the site near the Connecticut River had revealed low concentrations of TCE and, therefore, little risk in areas that neighbors are likely to use. … For the entire article, see http://www.vnews.com/CRREL-Remediation-Report-14319132 -- 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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