|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:44:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MERCURY, PERCHLORATE: Los Alamos National Laboratory water monitoring|
Contractor detects possible increases in mercury at well sites By Tris DeRoma Los Alamos Monitor (NM) September 5, 2018 N3B, the contractor in charge of legacy waste cleanup at the Los Alamos National Laboratory reported to the Department of Energy Aug. 21 that there were slight increases in mercury at one monitoring well site and perchlorate at a separate well site. The wells are used to sample groundwater tables. The samples were taken in June. N3B officials noted a sample taken from well R-3 showed a .01 micrograms increase above the 2 micrograms per liter maximum contaminant level allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency, making the sample taken 2.01 micrograms per liter. Mercury is often used in scientific research applications and is also a naturally occurring element found in rock, according to the Environmental Protectio … For the entire article, see https://www.lamonitor.com/content/contractor-detects-possible-increases-mercury-well-sites -- 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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