|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:05:05 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, ENERGY DEPARTMENT: "Paducah [KY] marks 25 years of 'pump and treat' groundwater operations"|
Paducah marks 25 years of ‘pump and treat’ groundwater operations By Marsha Heller KFVS TV-12 (Cape Girardeau, MO) November 24, 2020 PADUCAH, Ky. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Paducah Site announced their cleanup program of contaminated groundwater wells near their property has met with 25 years of success. The DOE are using the pump-and-treat system to remove contaminates from groundwater and to prevent further contaminates from spreading. They system is used to remove the primary contaminate called trichloroethene (TCE). DOE states TCE is a common industrial degreaser that was used at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant to clean equipment. Over the years, TCE leaked into the groundwater, which was discovered in the late 1980s. … For the entire story, see https://www.kfvs12.com/2020/11/24/paducah-marks-years-pump-treat-groundwater-operations/ -- 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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