|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:17:20 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, PERCHLORATE: Spring Valley (DC) investigation continues near AU's Kreeger Building|
Army Corps uncovers Civil War-era artifacts near Kreeger building By Ryan Migeed American University Eagle (DC) February 7, 2012The Army Corps of Engineers found Civil War-era relics, including a piece of a cannon, while looking for chemical munitions and testing the groundwater near the Kreeger Building over winter break.
"We're looking for buried metallic objects we call anomalies," said Clem Gaines, public affairs specialist at the Army Corps of Engineers in Baltimore.
The Army Corps used metal detectors to find burial sites where the Army discarded materials used when AU was an "experimental station," Gaines said.
Army Corps planned to investigate about 18 sites. The Corps investigated most of them by January and will investigate four more sites in March, Gaines said.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.theeagleonline.com/news/story/army-corps-uncovers-civil- war-era-artifacts-near-kreeger-building/
-- 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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