Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Public needs answers on Chesapeake's fly ash tests

August 13, 2008 - City officials in Chesapeake appear to have forgotten who they're working for.

Alarmed by a string of articles beginning in March by Pilot writer Robert McCabe, the city hired a consultant to test the groundwater at Battlefield Golf Club at Centerville. Testing at the course, which is sculpted atop 1.5 million tons of fly ash, revealed a whole stew of contaminants at dangerous levels, including arsenic, lead, manganese and aluminum. The contaminants pose health risks, especially to children.

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