|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 14 Jan 2009 06:34:24 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Henderson (NV) liability after bankruptcy|
Chemical company parent promises cleanup; state skeptical By JOHN G. EDWARDS LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL (NV) January 14, 2009Tronox Worldwide, the company that owns a chemical manufacturing plant in Henderson and filed for bankruptcy Monday, has assured state officials that it will continue cleaning up perchlorate contamination in the Las Vegas Wash.
But one state official is skeptical."We're not taking the company's word there at face value," said Dante Pistone, spokesman for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. "We will be following the Chapter 11 (bankruptcy case) very closely."
..."Long-term responsibility for that responsibility could change," he added. "It could go back to the former parent company."
... For the entire article, see http://www.lvrj.com/business/37559844.html -- 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 _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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