|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:19:46 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] WATER: Camp Pendleton (CA) drinking water|
Internal documents reveal Camp Pendleton's water woes predated summer inspection by EPA by Carl Prine San Diego Union-Tribune (CXA) January 16, 2018 For nearly four years before federal and state environmental watchdogs descended on Camp Pendleton during a late June inspection, contractors had warned military leaders about apparently persistent problems with the base’s water system, according to newly released documents. Obtained under the federal Freedom of Information Act, the records were generated between 2014 and mid-2017 by contractors hired to clean and inspect Camp Pendleton’s 34 water reservoirs. They buttress an Environmental Protection Agency summer survey of a much smaller portion of the sprawling base’s water system. In late June, EPA investigators found rodents rotting on a grate, a dried out frog clinging to a reservoir ladder and another animal carcass floating in treated water, triggering a consent decree between the Marines and federal environmental watchdogs to remedy a decade of shoddy maintenance and inspections of the base’s water system. … For the entire article, see http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/watchdog/sd-me-watchdog-pendleton-20180116-story.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 <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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