Bomb Removal Begins at Long Point
Sara Brown

An $8.1 million project to remove World War II-era munitions is underway at Long Point Wildlife Refuge on the Tisbury Great Pond.

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World War II Flash Bomb Detonated at Long Point
Chloe Reichel
Police, fire, and Navy officials gathered at Long Point Wildlife Refuge Wednesday to dispose of a 100-pound World War II photo flash bomb.
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World-War II Munitions Removal Work Resumes at Cape Pogue
Sara Brown

A large project to remove World War II-era munitions from Cape Pogue is scheduled to resume this month, with additional work required because of the large quantity of practice bombs found in the area.

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Cape Pogue Remains Closed to Fishing Gear
Part of northeast Cape Pogue Bay will remain closed to fishing gear as the Army Corps of Engineers works to remove munitions from the water.
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Old Munitions Cleanup Under Way at Remote Cape Pogue
Sara Brown

The remote northern end of Chappaquiddick has been bustling with activity this spring as cleanup of World War II-era practice bombs begins.

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World War II Practice Bombs Found on Chappy
Sara Brown

The state police bomb squad was called to Chappaquiddick after the discovery of two World War II practice bombs, later determined to be inert, on a remote barrier beach at Cape Pogue.

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Munitions Removal to Cost $9.8 Million
Alex Elvin
The Army Corps of Engineers has recommended a $9.8 million project to remove practice bombs and other debris from a former World War II bombing range along the south shore. The five-year investigation and feasibility study was completed this month.
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On Target for New Life at Little Neck
Olivia Hull
Underlying the peaceful scene at Cape Pogue Bay are an unknown number of unexploded practice bombs, dating to wartime years when the area was used for military training.
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Navy Announces Plan To Blow Up Ordnance

Residents along the south shore of the Island will likely hear loud explosions next Friday due to an operation conducted by the U.S. Navy to clear and remove unexploded ordnance on Noman’s Land left over from training exercises during World War II.

The operation to collect and detonate munitions was initially scheduled for today, although a Navy spokesman said yesterday it was postponed until next Friday, Oct. 10, due to the threat of inclement weather.

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Possible Friday Explosions As Navy Clears Noman’s

Residents along the south shore of the Island may hear loud explosions in the coming months due to an operation conducted by the U.S. Navy to clear and remove unexploded ordnance on Noman’s Land left over from training exercises during World War II.

David Barney, base realignment and closure coordinator for the U.S. Navy, said this week the objective is to identify and clear military ordnance that may have been exposed since the last clearing operation in 2003.

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