|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00:56 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: "Navy updates its cleanup plan for location in Bethpage [NY]"|
Navy updates its cleanup plan for location in Bethpage The 4.5-acre site is adjacent to a plant where World War II-era aircraft were assembled. By Emily C. Dooley Long Island Newsday (NY) December 17, 2017 The U.S. Navy is updating a plan to remove soil contamination on a former drum storage site in Bethpage that contains abandoned cesspools, tanks and more relics from defense department activities dating back decades. The revised cleanup — prompted by the discovery of higher concentrations of a banned chemical used in electrical and industrial applications — also includes plans to increase treatment of soil vapors so that air quality is not affected in the area near industrial and residential neighborhoods. Costs for the Navy’s preferred cleanup plan are estimated to be at least $30 million and could take as long as 30 years to complete. State Department of Environmental Conservation officials must approve the plan. If that happens, remediation could begin in 2018. … For the entire article, see https://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/bethpage-navy-groundwater-1.15471412 -- 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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