|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 21 May 2020 20:46:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS, DISPOSAL: "Navy Says It Will Halt All PFAS Shipments to Cohoes' [NY]burn plant"|
Navy Says It Will Halt All PFAS Shipments to Cohoes' burn plant Follows earlier plans to send 58,000 gallons, which were abandoned By Rick Karlin Albany Times-Union (NY) May 21, 2020 COHOES - The U.S. Navy says it is suspending all shipments of toxic firefighting foam to the city. The decision was made following a Times Union story earlier in the week, about plans, later abandoned, to send 58,000 gallons of the foam, known as aqueous film forming foam, to be incinerated in the Norlite plant in Cohoes. “All shipment of AFFF to Cohoes has stopped,” according to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer’s office. The New York Democrat had been calling the Navy and Department of Defense urging them to halt shipments to Norlite where the chemicals, in 2018 and 2019, unbeknownst to the city, were being incinerated. … For the entire article, see https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Feds-say-they-will-halt-all-PFAS-shipments-to-15286342.php -- 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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