|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 2 Feb 2009 10:30:44 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUNDING: Hill Air Force Base (UT)|
Hill proposes $21.4 million green cleanup By Joseph M. Dougherty Deseret News (UT) February 2, 2009HILL AIR FORCE BASE - It's no secret that environmental cleanups cost money. Hill Air Force Base officials expect to spend $21.4 million on Hill's environmental restoration project for fiscal 2010.
That's $70,000 higher than the current year's budget, part of the money the U.S. Air Force has set aside for its bases that have been named as Superfund sites.
For more than a half century, groundwater plumes contaminated with potential carcinogens have been seeping from the base into seven surrounding communities: Layton, South Weber, Riverdale, Roy, Sunset, Clinton and Clearfield. Other contaminated areas have been found on the base, as well.
... For the entire article, see http://deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,705282082,00.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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