|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:14:02 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUEL: "State rejects plan to clean up [Kirtland Air Force Base, NM] fuel spill"|
State rejects plan to clean up KAFB fuel spill By John Fleck Albuquerque Journal June 10, 2014Kirtland Air Force Base's plans to clean up a massive fuel leak would make the problem worse, spreading contamination to Albuquerque groundwater that is currently clean, the New Mexico Environment Department has concluded.
"The proposed strategy would actively enhance the spread of contamination into the very resource NMED seeks to protect, Albuquerque's drinking water supply," Environment Department official Tom Blaine wrote in a June 6 letter.
In April, Kirtland floated a proposal to increase pumping on one of the base's drinking water wells to try to divert the underground flow of contamination. The idea was to pull fuel-contaminated groundwater away from a danger zone where it threatens municipal drinking water wells beneath a southeast Albuquerque neighborhood.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.abqjournal.com/413278/news/nmed-rejects-plan-to-clean-up- kafb-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 <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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