|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 5 Nov 2009 15:02:39 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE, PUBLIC: Whittaker-Bermite site (CA) Community Advisory Group|
Where has our little CAG gone? Environmentally Speaking Cam Noltemeyer Santa Clarita Signal November 5, 2009For many years the Whittaker-Bermite facility made ordnance in the Santa Clarita Valley for the military. This 996-acre property, located off Soledad Canyon Road in the center of our city, is still polluting our groundwater with the chemicals used to make those bombs.
At the time, Whittaker was established, the Santa Clarita Valley was mostly empty farmland. It didn't seem to matter whether chemicals were dumped or handled carelessly because no one was around anyway.
Additionally, no one understood the effects such chemicals had on human health, though looking back, it seems like they should have.
... For the entire column, see http://www.the-signal.com/news/article/20370/ -- 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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