|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:36:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: "Air Force: ‘Dilution’ not an option for fuel spill" at Kirtland AFB (NM)|
Air Force: ‘Dilution’ not an option for fuel spill By John Fleck Albuquerque Journal (NM) April 17, 2014Air Force officials this week backed away from including a proposal that Albuquerque’s water utility simply dilute contaminated water and deliver it to customers as one of the options if toxic chemicals from a massive Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill ever reach municipal drinking water wells.
The dilution proposal, one of several water supply replacement options suggested for a worst-case scenario, had angered Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority officials and some in the community, who called any plan to serve water known to contain any contamination unacceptable.
The most serious contaminant, ethylene dibromide, or EDB, has been linked to liver disease and other problems.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/385238/news/air-force-dilution-not-an- option-for-kirtland-fuel-spill.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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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