2009 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 11:09:03 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: Re: [CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Hill Air Force Base (UT) groundwater plume
[This version contains a little more information about vapor intrusion. - LS]

Hill AFB: Groundwater tests show no drinking water threat

The Associated Press
Salt Lake Tribune (UT)
March 21, 2009

Hill Air Force Base - Hill Air Force Base officials say recent monitoring shows no health risk to the Layton city drinking water supply from contaminants found in groundwater plumes.


Indoor air sampling also continues in Layton homes located over shallow plumes.

Base officials have contacted 855 Layton homeowners near the plume are since October 2008. Of those, 160 agreed to sampling and 107 samples have been taken so far, Hall said.


For the entire article, see

Lenny Siegel wrote:
Monitoring continues on plume in Layton

Ogden Standard-Examiner (UT)
March 20, 2009

LAYTON -- Monitoring work of a contaminated groundwater plume is continuing as Hill Air Force Base environmental restoration officials attempt to better define its shape and size.

The City Council Thursday heard a short update from base officials, who assured residents there is no health risk from the plume.

"We're going to be here for awhile," said Barbara Hall, site manager for Operable Unit 8, which takes in the Layton area.


For the entire article, see


Lenny Siegel
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