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ID:

497

Date:

2009-12-30

Headline:

Documents raise wastewater concerns at Ky. depot

Reporter's name:

Jeffrey McMurray

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Lexington, KY

Summary:

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental group, used FOIA to obtain investigative documents showing a few failures to follow anti-contamination procedures at an Army depot in Kentucky where chemical weapons and explosives are stored. The documents were released after a grand jury decided not to pursue criminal charges.

Keywords:

Kentucky, Army, Blue Grass Army Depot, Richmond, wastewater, wastewater disposal, water, environment, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, whistleblower, chemical weapons, explosives

URL:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2010642178_apuschemicalweaponswastewater.html


Agencies:

DOD

States:

KY

Categories:

environment
military
workplace safety


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