|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:35:56 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Letterkenny Depot (PA) to burn rocket motors in chamber|
Letterkenny seeks OK for clean burning of rocket motors By Jim Hook Chambersburg Public Opinion (PA) January 15, 2014Letterkenny Munitions Center has broken ground for a $32 million project that is to destroy rocket motors more cleanly.
LMC currently burns the motors of tactical missiles in the open air. Rocket motors contain ammonium perchlorate, a chemical known to cause thyroid problems.
The project could be operating within two years and would add a few jobs to the Letterkenny Army Depot tenant.
"We've been working on this since the late 1990s," said Ed Averill, civilian executive assistant at the munitions center. "We looked at several processes. The most simplistic approach was the best."
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.publicopiniononline.com/local/ci_24918960/letterkenny- seeks-ok-clean-burning-rocket-motors
-- 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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