groundwater http://kunm.org en New Kirtland Fuel Clean Up Team Warms Some Skeptics http://kunm.org/post/new-kirtland-fuel-clean-team-warms-some-skeptics <p></p><p>Kirtland Air Force held their quarterly Citizen Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday to talk about cleaning up the fuel spill threatening Albuquerque's drinking water supply. People learned they may see more action in the coming months than they have over the past 15 years.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The evening kicked off with a brief power point presentation as one of </span>Kirtland’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> project managers went over various clean up efforts.&nbsp; Then the public was allowed to ask questions.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:57:24 +0000 Rita Daniels 48445 at http://kunm.org New Kirtland Fuel Clean Up Team Warms Some Skeptics Deadline Extended For Kirtland Cleanup Plan http://kunm.org/post/deadline-extended-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 http://kunm.org Deadline Extended For Kirtland Cleanup Plan Advocacy Group Hosts Teach-In On Kirtland Fuel Spill http://kunm.org/post/advocacy-group-hosts-teach-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 http://kunm.org Advocacy Group Hosts Teach-In On Kirtland Fuel Spill Drilling delayed at Kirtland http://kunm.org/post/drilling-delayed-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="http://www.abqjournal.com/main/2012/07/27/news/new-wells-to-monitor-jet-fuel-leak-delayed.html">online</a>:</p> Sun, 29 Jul 2012 14:37:20 +0000 Laura Paskus & Albuquerque Journal 16252 at http://kunm.org Drilling delayed at Kirtland