|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 15 May 2014 22:51:32 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Whittaker-Bermite groundwater cleanup plan, Santa Clarita, California|
Whittaker-Bermite groundwater cleanup plan set for public comment Officials extend commenting period and have scheduled a meeting Thursday By Jim Holt Santa Clarita Valley Signal (CA) May 12, 2014State officials prepped to unveil their seven-year plan to clean up contaminated groundwater on the Whittaker-Bermite site have extended the public comment period from 30 to 49 days in anticipation of an enthusiastic response from the community.
...The Whittaker-Bermite location - nearly 1,000 acres in the center of Santa Clarita on the hills south and east of Saugus Speedway - was a working munitions manufacturing site from the 1930s through 1980s. Its soil is contaminated in specific locations, and some of that contamination has leaked into the valley’s groundwater.
In 1967 Whittaker Corp. bought the site in 1967 and it was renamed from Bermite to Whittaker. Although the property is now owned by another firm, Whittaker - through its insurer - is financially responsible for cleaning it up.
... For the entire article, see http://www.signalscv.com/section/36/article/119702/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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