|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 26 May 2020 11:10:36 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CONTRACTORS, VOCs: "Officials: Long-delayed soil cleanup at Bethpage [NY] ballfield closer to start"|
Officials: Long-delayed soil cleanup at Bethpage ballfield closer to start By Paul LaRocco Long Island Newsday (NYB) May 25, 2020 The shuttered Bethpage Community Park ballfield, a persistent symbol of Grumman pollution, is inching closer to a long-awaited cleanup. Final construction of a system to remove contaminants in the soil is set to begin as early as Tuesday, officials said. This month marks 18 years since the field was closed upon discovery of toxic industrial compounds, decades after Grumman had donated the land to Oyster Bay Town. Activation of a thermal well system, which has sat dormant after the aerospace giant's successor, Northrop Grumman, installed it last year, is expected by July. The machinery to remove pollutants will run for seven to 12 months before regulators determine whether the 3.5-acre area of the park can be returned to public use. … For the entire article, see https://www.newsday.com/long-island/environment/grumman-bethpage-pollution-1.44858320 -- 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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