How come ASARCO will only pay pennies on its debt and come out looking
squeaky-clean --- while parent company's Ferromex (partnered with UP railroad) and CSX railroad want
to take over a huge amount of the continental-shipping, and route
non-union-managed freight right through the Asarco contamination at Santa Teresa NM?? And why didn't anyone tell us about this? Carlyle Group owns 20% of Grupo Mexico, all of CSX, and the lead-person at USA Carlyle Realty group used to be in charge of a Sanders company. That is an impressive string of coincidences.
Why didn't anyone tell us about this, or that the local highway authority had planned to put an elevated toll-road right through the worst of the ASARCO contamination--- by building it right on top of Paisano right next to the smelter stack (and on top of our water-supply?). The MPO has approved those funds. Said that they'd hold ASARCO's "feet to the fire".
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