|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:16:10 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Reinjection opposed in Shelby County, Tennessee|
Company’s request sparks environmental concerns about aquifer contamination By Amicia Ramsey Fox TV 13 (Memphis, TN) February 25, 2020 SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Environmentalists and members of local government are concerned that clean drinking water is being threatened by a Shelby County company. The Memphis Sands Aquifer is the primary source of drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people in Shelby County and other parts of the Mid-South. Carrier Corporation, an air-conditioning and refrigeration company, sits on top of land deemed hazardous by the EPA because of contamination. The company wants to install two wells to re-inject partially treated groundwater into the aquifer at its facility in Collierville. … For the entire story, see https://www.fox13memphis.com/news/local/companys-request-sparks-environmental-concerns-about-aquifer-contamination/VGEB5GWG4NFPHCB25DZVRKS3HY/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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