|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:09:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Rialto wants study|
Councilman urges bill to study perchlorate By BEN GOAD Riverside Press Enterprise (CA) September 22, 2009WASHINGTON - Congressional action is needed to initiate a federal study of water contamination in the Rialto-Colton water basin, a Rialto official told lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Water and Power, Councilman Ed Scott spoke in support of a bill requiring the U.S. Geological Survey to conduct the $2.4 million study, which is stalled by funding problems.
"The dilemma we face today is the plume of contamination continues to move southeasterly at a high rate of speed -- possibly two feet per day towards the county of Riverside and, eventually, Orange County," Scott said. "This frightening possibility could affect the water source for hundreds of thousands of people."
... For the entire article, see http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_S_water23.3822232.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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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