|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 12 Oct 2009 09:47:08 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS, REUSE: Future of the Anniston [AL] Chemical Agent Disposal Facility|
Burning question: Army, Chamber say Senate reuse study doesn't signal
continued incinerator use
by John Fleming Anniston Star (AL) October 11, 2009A Senate subcommittee's study into the reuse of the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility at the Anniston Army Depot is stirring fears in some quarters that chemical weapons as well as other substances could be imported here.
In response to the September announcement of the study, Army and local leaders have worked to clarify the intention of the subcommittee and to issue reassurances that the facility would be torn down after the destruction of the existing Anniston stockpile.
"We are going to tear down what we use," said Greg Mahall, chief public information officer for the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency in Aberdeen, Md. "[The Anniston incinerator] will not be able to be used for an incinerator by any stretch of the imagination."
... For the entire article, see http://www.annistonstar.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Burning+question-+Army-+Chamber+say+Senate+reuse+study+doesn-t+signal+continued+incinerator+use%20&id=3938655-Burning+question-+Army-+Chamber+say+Senate+reuse+study+doesn-t+signal+continued+incinerator+use&instance=home_right_top -- 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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