groundwater en Deadline Extended For Kirtland Cleanup Plan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kirtland Air Force Base’s deadline to submit a plan to remove toxic chemicals from Albuquerque's groundwater has been extended by 30 days. The base is required to show the state that clean up of a decades old fuel leak is underway by the end of the year.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:01:25 +0000 Rita Daniels 47421 at Deadline Extended For Kirtland Cleanup Plan Advocacy Group Hosts Teach-In On Kirtland Fuel Spill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 75 people gathered last night in Albuquerque's southeast heights for a teach-in about the </span>Kirtland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Air Force Base jet fuel leak.&nbsp;</span></p><p>A panel of elected officials, scientists and environmental activists went over what is and what is not being done to clean up the plume of millions of gallons of contamination creeping towards the city's drinking water supply wells at a rate that has many people alarmed.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 14:49:40 +0000 Rita Daniels 45652 at Advocacy Group Hosts Teach-In On Kirtland Fuel Spill Drilling delayed at Kirtland <p>The <em>Albuquerque Journal</em> reports that the drilling of monitoring wells at Kirtland Air Force Base has been delayed until later this year. The monitoring wells are being drilled in order to determine the extent of contamination from a leak of about 24 million gallons of jet fuel.</p><p>One of the two contractors drilling the wells has gone out of business.</p><p>According to the story, available <a href="">online</a>:</p> Sun, 29 Jul 2012 14:37:20 +0000 Laura Paskus & Albuquerque Journal 16252 at Drilling delayed at Kirtland