|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 3 May 2019 14:33:41 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, FORMER SITES: Former Schilling Air Force Base "clean up to cost $95 million"|
Salina environmental clean up to cost $95 million By Jason Beets Salina Journal (KS) May 2, 2019 Officials from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) estimate it will cost $95 million to clean up soil and groundwater pollution at the former Schilling Air Force Base in South Salina. Once KDHE finalizes its proposed remediation plan, the U.S. federal government and four local public entities will decide how to divide the cost of the expensive work. KDHE officials discussed their recommended methods for cleaning up the pollution during a presentation Wednesday evening at Salina’s City-County building. About 35 people attended, including representatives from the four local governments that own the land formerly belonging to the military base. The pollution was created more than 50 years ago when personnel at Schilling Air Force Base, which was operated by the U.S. Department of Defense from 1942 to 1966, used toxic chemicals to clean airplanes. Those chemicals ended up in the soil beneath the base. … For the entire article, see https://www.salina.com/news/20190502/salina-environmental-clean-up-to-cost-95-million -- 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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