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Re: hum/water


Not yet - been too crazy here at work.  This place is turning my brain into a peanut.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Melody
Sent: 7/1/2004 11:11:30 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] hum/water

> re: our water problem in Hills: The EPA says that it has now
> definitively defined the boundaries of the plume and surprise!!!...it is
> bigger than they had anticipated. No source identified as of yet.
> Routine sampling of worst contamination sites is ongoing every 3 months
> or so while the EPA sorts out what to do next. Meanwhile, they continue
> to supply water to those homes exceeding what they have tentatively
> identified as a safe drinking level. Although, speaking of which, the
> battle to legally and scientifically define a safe level rages on in
> Washington DC between the EPA, the National Academy of Sciences, the
> Department of Defense, and the aerojet industry. Of course, the EPA and
> the NAS would like to see a lower level set (less than 4 parts per
> billion) while the DOD and the aerojet manufacturers would like to see a
> radically higher level (400 parts per billion or higher). Follow the
> money and who do you think is likely to win??? Regardless, our town is
> pursuing our own interests and has commissioned an intensive water study
> to be done by an independent engineering firm. We will be paying in
> excess of $30,000 for the study but are confident the results of it will
> be impartial and therefore should give us a good idea of what OUR next
> steps will be, independent of what the EPA thinks they might or might
> not do. Stay tuned...and thanks for asking, Pam! Did you call Austin yet
> about your water problems?
> 
> 
> 
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> 
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
> --Albert Einstein
> 
>  --- On Thu 07/01,  < gardenqueen@academicplanet.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 06:12:09 -0500
> Subject: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] hum/water
> 
> And I'll bet your a darned effective one too - LOL. How's your water
> situation these days BTW?<br><br>Pam Evans<br>Kemp, TX<br>zone
> 8A<br>----- Original Message -----<br>From: Melody<br>Sent: 7/1/2004
> 12:09:30 AM<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:
> [CHAT] hum/water<br><br>> I positively live to be the squeaky wheel!
> :-)<br>> <br>> <br>> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)<br>> <br>> "The most beautiful
> thing we can experience is the mysterious." <br>> --Albert Einstein<br>>
> <br>> --- On Wed 06/30, < gardenqueen@academicplanet.com > wrote:<br>>
> From: [mailto: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com]<br>> To:
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 21:30:32 -0500<br>>
> Subject: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] hum/water<br>> <br>> Oh trust me,
> I'm the squeaky wheel alright. Had a chat w/ the<br>> police<br>chief
> and the sargeant about 4th of July fireworks enforcement<br>>
> after<br>today. No more artillery barrages thank you. They know me
> and<br>> know I<br>mean business.<br><br><br>Pam Evans<br>Kemp,
> TX<br>zone<br>> 8A<br>----- Original Message -----<br>From: Jesse
> Bell<br>Sent:<br>> 6/29/2004 6:27:32 AM<br>To:
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: Re: Re:<br>> Re: [CHAT]
> hum/water<br><br>> Yep...the squeaky wheel thing. And "one<br>> voice"
> can make a big<br>> difference. It leads to "one more voice" and<br>> so
> on and so on. I went to<br>> the school board last year to voice my<br>>
> complaints...and at the time it<br>> seemed to do NOTHING and I was<br>>
> discouraged. Now, they have a lawsuit<br>> against them for the
> very<br>> things I addressed and the attorney contacted<br>> me for a
> statement<br>> and wanted to know if I would testify. You betcha.<br>>
> <br>> <br>><br>> <br>> Donna <justme@prairieinet.net> wrote:<br>> are
> you reading my mind<br>> Jesse? I think Pam should at least show up
> at<br>> the town meetings and<br>> speak her peace at least.... they may
> listen!<br>> <br>> <br>><br>> Donan<br>> <br>> ----- Original Message
> -----<br>> From: Jesse Bell<br>><br>> Sent: 6/29/2004 12:41:05 PM<br>>
> To: ga
> 
> rdenchat@hort.net<br>> Subject:<br>> Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] hum/water<br>>
> <br>> > OHhhhhhhhhhh, excuses,<br>> excuses. Tsk, tsk, tsk. I say do it.
> Maybe they NEED tactless and blunt<br>> IMHO. :-><br>> > <br>> >
> wrote:Donna darlin' - I am WAY too tactless,<br>> blunt and otherwise
> utterly<br>> > obnoxious to ever stand for public<br>> office. C'mon
> now. And our city<br>> > council meetings are on auction<br>> night when
> I'm busy running off all that<br>> > loser white trash<br>> overflow
> from next door. So that's out until Eulen<br>> > retires or<br>> croaks.
> Makes me crazy.<br>> > <br>> > <br>> > Pam Evans<br>> > Kemp,<br>>
> TX<br>> > zone 8A<br>> > ----- Original Message -----<br>> > From:<br>>
> Donna<br>> > Sent: 6/29/2004 7:37:47 AM<br>> > To:<br>>
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>> > Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] hum/water<br>> ><br>>
> <br>> > > I think you should run for office there Pam.... m<br>> <br>>
> ight get them moving in the correct direction:)<br>> > > <br>> > ><br>>
> although I attempt to stay out of politics completely, this little<br>>
> town<br>> > > grew so fast those in office were having a hard time.<br>>
> Attended a few<br>> > > town meetings, spoke up.... maybe you
> should<br>> also do something like<br>> > > that.<br>> > > <br>> > >
> <br>> > ><br>> Donna<br>> > > who's ex-husband is a politician<br>> > >
> <br>> > > <br>><br>> > > > No Donna, after 21" so far in June, I think
> the drought is history<br>> for<br>> > > > now (we only get 35" of rain
> a year). Our normal June<br>> rainfall total is<br>> > > > 3.3" We've
> gotten nearly 7 times that and<br>> more tonight they say. The<br>> > >
> > city of Kemp better get off it's<br>> collective butt and get busy.
> Not my<br>> > > > fault they're broke,<br>> they need to learn how to
> spend their money wisely.<br>> > > > They've<br>> got 2 bonds they can't
> pay off now because they fritter the<br>> > > ><br>> money away on
> stupid stuff like donations to motorcycle clubs while<br>> the<br>> > >
> > squad cars break down and sit, useless.<br>> > > > <br>><br>> > > >
> <br>> > > > Pam Ev
> 
> an
> s<br>> > > > Kemp, TX<br>> > > > zone 8A<br>><br>> > > <br>> > ><br>>
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