Minden Press-Herald

Sep 23rd

Sen. Landrieu: DOJ needs to enforce Camp Minden clean up


WASHINGTON — The deadline has come and gone for the Army to comply with an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that denied appeal of its decision to lay Camp Minden clean-up responsibility of millions of pounds of M6 propellant on the Army.

In a meeting Tuesday with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., urged the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to enforce the EPA's order.
"DOJ is responsible for ensuring the Army complies with the order to clean up the more than 15 million pounds of M-6 explosives abandoned at Camp Minden by the Explo Company," Landrieu said.

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