|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 1 Apr 2019 17:32:49 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: Iowa Army Ammunition Plan|
Clean-up, restoration underway at IAAP By Michaele Niehaus The Hawk Eye (IA) March 24, 2019 MIDDLETOWN - Depleted uranium, RDX and TNT contamination are on their way to becoming things of the past for the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant. Much has changed in terms of how waste and environmental stewardship are managed at IAAP since it first began operations in 1940 as the Iowa Ordnance Plant, and efforts to remedy the non-regulated practices from the plant’s beginnings are evident today throughout the installation’s 19,000 acres, 5,000 of which are leased out for farmland. Munition production practices from the early 1940s into the late ’60s and early ’70s, when the Environmental Protection Agency was in its infancy, left RDX, TNT and other contaminants in the soil and groundwater. Extensive efforts have been made since by IAAP and state and federal agencies to clean up those contaminants and ensure prevention of further contamination, as well as to clear out outdated infrastructure. … For the entire article, see https://www.thehawkeye.com/news/20190324/clean-up-restoration-underway-at-iaap -- 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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