|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:37:37 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Feds balk at Stewart Air National Guard Base [NY] cleanup"|
Feds balk at Stewart Air National Guard Base cleanup By Leonard Sparks Middletown Times Herald-Record (NY) March 23, 2017 Federal, state and local elected officials, and environmentalists, have feared that the U.S. Department of Defense would try to escape responsibility for the contamination that has closed the City of Newburgh's main drinking water supply for nearly a year and frightened residents. A document obtained by the Times Herald-Record gives weight to those fears. It shows that the military believes that its lease agreement for the state-owned land used by Stewart Air National Guard Base exempts it from having to clean the contamination being blamed on the use of firefighting foams at the base. … For the entire article, see http://www.recordonline.com/news/20170323/feds-balk-at-stewart-air-national-guard-base-cleanup See also http://www.recordonline.com/news/20170324/schumer-dod-balking-at-stewart-ang-cleanup-is-outrageous -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/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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