|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 22 Nov 2020 10:03:13 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FORMER SITES, VOCs: Atlas Missile Site 4, WY|
Barron: Missile site cleanup takes long-awaited step By Joan Barron Casper StarTribune (WY) November 22, 2020 CHEYENNE — The COVID pandemic and lousy weather did not deter an Army Corps of Engineers team from continuing work tracking an underground stream of polluted water west of Cheyenne last spring and summer. Instead they plowed on, installing monitoring wells to determine the boundaries of the leading edge of the plume west of Cheyenne. The contaminated stream is from the abandoned Atlas Missile Site 4, one of many that operated in the 1950’s and 1960’s during the height of the Cold War. Atlas 4 was active from 1960 to 1965. Airmen at that time cleaned the missile components with trichloroethylene (TCE) a highly toxic solvent similar to the type used in dry cleaning. … For the entire article, see https://trib.com/opinion/columns/barron-missile-site-cleanup-takes-long-awaited-step/article_f6addc91-3431-509b-bcaa-3f2d166463ef.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
Prev by Date: [CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Navy knew of toxic PFAS chemicals in groundwater at Grumman ‘fence line’ in 2016," Calverton, NY|
Next by Date: [CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Bad News for Chesapeake Bay Seafood Lovers"
Prev by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Navy knew of toxic PFAS chemicals in groundwater at Grumman ‘fence line’ in 2016," Calverton, NY|
Next by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Bad News for Chesapeake Bay Seafood Lovers"