Aug 28, 2015

New England's worst ocean acidification site from above: Lighthawk flights from 2013 and 2014

Project Lighthawk is a nonprofit consortium of volunteer private plane owner operators who carry out conservation and environmental  missions for enviromental groups, land trusts and others needing aerial oversight of natural areas. See sample photographs from  our 2014 and 2013 flights over and around  the tip of Kidder Point where abandoned sulfuric acid plant


July 17, 2014 Lighthawk Flight over GAC Chemical's abandoned sulfuric acid factory and acid wastes dumped alongshore between 1940 and 1970

GAC, Sears Island & upper Penobscot Bay (lg photo)

Abandoned Peninsula, old acid factory, plume 


Abandoned sulfuric acid plant, plume  (lg photo)


Abandoned acid plant from above, close-in plume 



May 3, 2013 LightHawk Flight  over GAC Chemical's abandoned sulfuric acid factory and acid wasers dumped alongshore
Tainted cove looking South. ** looking North. 


Kidder Point tainted cove & Sears Island. 


Old acid factory, eroding wastes & leacheates

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