|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 12 Sep 2020 13:07:16 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "New Mexico approves settlement over groundwater violations"|
New Mexico approves settlement over groundwater violations Updated 5:04 pm EDT, Thursday, Associated Press September 10, 2020 CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - State water quality officials announced Thursday that they approved a settlement agreement with the U.S. Defense Department over groundwater violations at Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico. The agreement addresses a compliance order that was issued over Cannon’s lack of a groundwater discharge permit. The base also was accused of not providing state environmental regulators with information about chemicals left behind by past military firefighting activities. The state Environment Department had initially fined the Air Force almost $1.7 million for failing to monitor the contaminants discharged at Cannon and for letting its permit expire. … For the entire story, see https://www.thehour.com/news/article/New-Mexico-approves-settlement-over-groundwater-15557895.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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