Col. William Myer, geologist, explains the studies and results of groundwater samples from Camp Minden. He talked about the geology of Camp Minden and how groundwater flows, as well as history of the military installation’s cleanup process dating back to 1978. Michelle Bates/Press-Herald

DOYLINE — The Environmental Protection Agency hosted a community workshop and open house Thursday to present data to the public regarding Camp Minden’s groundwater and give history of the site.

Col. William Myer, chief the environmental programs division of the Army National Guard and geologist, gave a presentation explaining his job and the data collected since the installation assignment to the EPA in 1978 of the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant to present regarding groundwater and soil.

He says monitoring wells are set up around the perimeter of Camp Minden and throughout the base to monitor any contamination that might come up, and


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