|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 18 Feb 2009 13:33:34 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUDS, VOCs: Former Schilling Air Force Base, Salina, KS|
Salina Airport to Prepare 30-Year Contamination Cleanup Plan Negotiations to get local control of project continue Todd Pittenger KSAL News (Salina, KS) February 18, 2009As local authorities continue to negotiate a contamination cleanup settlement with the Army Corps of Engineers, officials at the Salina Airport are moving forward on the project. Airport Authority board members Wednesday voted to approve an agreement with the Dragun Corporation for the preparation of a 30-year cleanup plan.
At issue is contamination, things like solvents that have seeped into the ground, left behind when the Air Force vacated the the former Schilling Air Force Base facility back in the late 1960s. The area is now the Salina Airport Industrial Area.
Contamination includes both liquid and vapor.The main concern is two large underground plumes of contamination, one in the north part of the Airport Industrial Area, and another on the south end. As of this summer the southern plume was beginning to encroach in a residential neighborhood, around the area of Foxboro Drive.
... For the entire story, see http://www.ksallink.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=7691&format=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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