|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 16 Oct 2009 15:46:53 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: Tonawanda Landfill (NY)|
TOWN OF TONAWANDA: Army Corps restarts landfill study By Daniel Pye Tonawanda News (NY) October 15, 2009Starting next week, the Army Corps of Engineers will once again be conducting studies on the Town of Tonawanda Landfill.
Steve Buechi, the Army Corps' project manager for the town landfill, said the added tests are in response to a bevy of comments received by the Corps after the agency recommended no further action on the site in 2007.
Elected officials spoke out against the proposed action, but Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana said public outcry is what put the project back on the Corps' radar. City of Tonawanda Councilman Rick Davis, who worked with other local leaders to disseminate form letters for residents to mail in, agreed.
"Who are we but elected officials?" Davis said. "The residents are the ones who drive government to do what it's going to do."
... For the entire article, see http://www.tonawanda-news.com/thetonawandas/local_story_288221731.html?keyword=topstory -- 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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