|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:13:42 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] COMMUNITIES, FUDS: Lake Ontario Ordnance Works (NY) RAB criticizes Corps|
Panel criticizes report of former ordnance site's risk Contamination study is called 'meaningless' By Aaron Besecker BUFFALO NEWS (NY) November 9, 2009A review of risks posed by contamination at a former federal weapons site in Lewiston and Porter has been called "meaningless" and incomplete by a volunteer panel of area residents with technical expertise in the issues.
The Army Corps of Engineers ignored evidence of radiological contamination when it characterized potential dangers at the former Lake Ontario Ordnance Works site, according to the LOOW Restoration Advisory Board.
Federal regulators considered only chemical contamination in their risk assessments, the results of which were the topic of a public meeting the corps hosted in Lewiston on Sept. 16.
... For the entire article, see http://www.buffalonews.com/cityregion/niagaracounty/story/855079.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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