|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 6 Mar 2009 14:32:54 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE: Ft. Monmouth (NJ) cleanup|
Boro seeks review of cleanup at fort Eatontown officials say remediation effort may be inadequate BY DANIEL HOWLEY Atlanticville (NJ) March 5, 2009A professional engineering firm could be called on to review what some Eatontown officials are saying is an "inadequate" remediation effort of contaminated sites at Fort Monmouth.
Borough Council President John Schiels raised concerns at the Feb. 26 council meeting about a proposed 8-inch clay cap that Army officials are planning to install over contaminated sites on the fort property.
"My concern is that they are containing this and not cleaning it up," Schiels said at the meeting. "They are only calling for an 8-inch cap, and I don't think that's adequate." Schiels said that he learned of the Army's cleanup plan while attending a meeting of the borough's environmental commission. He explained that he feels the 8-inch clay cap may not be enough to protect the area, should the covering wash away during torrential rain storms.
... For the entire article, see http://atlanticville.gmnews.com/news/2009/0305/front_page/002.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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