|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 3 Apr 2020 19:45:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL, FUEL: "S. Korea discovers oil pipeline illegally installed by USFK during 40s and 50s"|
S. Korea discovers oil pipeline illegally installed by USFK during 40s and 50s Full-scale investigation into pipeline’s length and contamination to be followed by cleanup By Park Im-keun The Hankyoreh (S. Korea) April 2, 2020 Investigators have found an oil pipeline that was illegally installed and used by US Forces Korea (USFK) in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, in the 1940s and 50s. Sources at South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense and the city of Gunsan told the Hankyoreh on Apr. 1 that the city and the Defense Installations Agency found the pipeline underground on a second dig near 609-29 Gaesa Neighborhood, in the vicinity of Okgu Reservoir, on Mar. 31. The steel pipeline, with a diameter of 150mm, was buried around 70cm underground, running from Gunsan Harbor to an airfield on the US Kunsan (Gunsan) Air Base. The pipeline was presumably left there by USFK after they shut it down 40 years ago. On Mar. 4, the Defense Installations Agency had conducted a previous dig in the area without finding the pipeline. The two digs were carried out by the Ministry of National Defense (MND) at the request of the city of Gunsan, which was acting on the wishes of its citizens. … For the entire article, see http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/935406.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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