Marshfield Citizens Against Airport Pollution
"Protecting the public's health, environment, and property; promoting safety;
and advocating a sustainable, equitable and accountable aviation industry."
Many of us have contacted Rep. Cantwell with our concerns and supposedly he is "looking into it." If you haven’t
contacted him yet, please email him at email@example.com or phone him at 617 722 2140. They are definitely
monitoring public calls and emails.
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"The use of a moderate amount of treated wood in a fast flowing river or stream is likely to pose a minimal risk, whereas
the use of larger amounts of treated wood ( such as CCA) in somewhat stagnant water may pose greater risk" chapter 2
page 7 ENVIRONMENTAL AND AESTHETIC CONSIDERATIONS click here This treated wood chemical is flowing into our
This guidance [ Conditions to Protect Water Quality: ] was developed with the assistance of the University of
Massachusetts, Urban Harbors Institute, Boston, with funds provided by U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MA DEP) under Section
104(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act. CCA ( Copper, arsenic ) info page 20
Conditions to Protect Water Quality: The use of chromated copper arsenate (CCA) treated wood and
creosote treated timber is prohibited.
Boston Globe article Feb 23, 2014
The regulations, slated to take effect this spring, would double the amount of lead and increase by 150 percent
the amount of arsenic allowed to remain in dirt 15 feet or more below the surface
The piles covered in arsenic at Marshfield Airport are not 15 feet below the surface the CCA covers the piles from
top to bottom read more....
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