|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 9 Feb 2009 09:08:45 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, FUDS: Former Camp Fannin (TX)|
Army Corps of Engineers to Look for Buried Munitions at Camp Fannin By COSHANDRA DILLARD Tyler Morning Telegraph (TX) February 9, 2009Field work is scheduled to begin in March to investigate potential explosive hazards and munitions on privately owned land near the former Camp Fannin site.
Camp Fannin was an infantry training center from 1943-46 that sprawled over 14,000 acres near Winona. It was turned over to private landowners when the camp was deemed an excess after the war, which left unexploded ordnance, or weapons, across the former camp.
Once closed, there was limited technology to detect ordnance that may be hidden in the ground, said Fred Tolen, a Zapata Inc. project manager.
... For the entire article, see http://www.tylerpaper.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090209/NEWS01/902080374 -- 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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