The Navy and
EPA have ended a cleanup dispute that had reached EPA's Region IX
administrator, with the Navy agreeing to implement a vapor intrusion remedy at a
California Superfund site after initially arguing the current property owner --
the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) -- should address
the newly discovered contamination, according to an EPA Region IX spokeswoman.
pressure from a federal health agency and several congressional offices, the
Marine Corps is committing to revise a much-condemned public document that
critics say falsely portrays the science related to contaminated drinking water
exposures and health impacts at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, as well as
the military's response to the contamination, congressional sources say.