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Thursday, September 20, 2007

El Paso not listed in Superfund ASARCO sites

ASARCO's name is attached to 19 Superfund sites around the U.S. They are:

  1. The Interstate Lead Company facility in Alabama;
  2. Vasquez Boulevard and I-70 in Colorado;
  3. Lowry Landfill in Colorado;
  4. California Gultch mine and river systems in Colorado;
  5. Summitville Mine in Colorado;
  6. Globe Plant in Colorado;
  7. Bunker Hill Mining in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin in Idaho;
  8. Circle Smelting Corporation in Illinois;
  9. NL Industries/Taracorp lead smelter in Illinois;
  10. Cherokee County lead and zinc mine and surrounding area in Kansas;
  11. Oronogo-Duenweg mining belt in Missouri;
  12. East Helena smelter and surrounding residences in Montana;
  13. Kin-Buc Landfill in New Jersey;
  14. Tar Creek (Ottawa County) iron and zinc operations and surrounding residences in Oklahoma;
  15. Tonolli Corporation smelter in Pennsylvania;
  16. Ross Metals smelter and surface water in Tennessee;
  17. Murray smelter in Utah;
  18. Richardson Flat tailings in Utah;
  19. Commencement Bay, Near Shore/Tide Flats smelter, groundwater, and residences in Tacoma and Ruston, Washington.
  20. Former location of South side Park in Chicago, old home of the Chicago White Sox
http://www.answers.com/topic/asarco

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