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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

surface soil ARSENIC AT 17,000 MG/KG at the ASARCO EL PASO SITE

"The elements which comprise the Chemicals of Concern (COC) at the [ASARCO] El Paso facility include arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), lead (Pb), selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn). The most prevalent COCs are arsenic, lead, and cadmium. The highest on-site surface soil concentrations are arsenic at 17,000 mg/kg; lead at 49,000 mg/kg; and cadmium at 3,500 mg/kg."

http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/remediation/sites/asarco/media

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