2005 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: 19 Dec 2005 19:33:42 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Explosive find slows Los Alamos (NM) cleanup
Uncovered explosives slow cleanup 

Los Alamos Monitor (NM)
December 19, 2005

Explosives found in the vicinity of the Los Alamos County Airport have
caused a delay in an ash cleanup project led by the Department of

An ash removal project, in which the DOE scheduled the clean up of a
site that contained old incinerator operations, was temporarily halted
after a Los Alamos National Laboratory bomb squad discovered a World War
II Japanese rifle grenade at a work site Nov. 16, said project manager
Bob Enz. A separate grenade pin also was found in the area.

"The Los Alamos County Sheriff's office was called and they were asked
to shut down the airport as well as road access there," he said. 


For the entire article, see


Lenny Siegel
Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041
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