|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 14 Sep 2009 14:19:16 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MERCURY, RADIATION: Hanford (WA) storage proposal|
Agencies concerned about mercury storage at Hanford Annette Cary Tri-City Herald/Tacoma News Tribune (WA) September 14, 2009Making Hanford the nation's storage site for tons of excess mercury could interfere with environmental cleanup of the site, according to government agencies.
The states of Washington and Oregon, the Hanford Communities and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation each have submitted written comments to the Department of Energy outlining their concerns.
"It is unacceptable for the nation's leadership to consider sending 12,000 tons of elemental mercury to Hanford when it will be another 50 years before existing waste is cleaned up," the tribes said in a letter to DOE.
... For the entire article, see http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/northwest/story/878996.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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