Wednesday, October 19, 2011
El Paso Times editorial applauds ex-workers help with chemical testing
Nothing was found. 110 years of smelting; over a decade of illegal unpermitted hazardous waste incineration for profit -- some of it of D.O.E. origin ----- and, nothing bad turned up with the Trust's chemical testing. That is good news for the "smart-code" walkable neighborhood developers who want to site an elementary school and kids playgrounds on the former Asarco ground....
but hardly believable. Incredulous. Makes fools of people who are demanding to know what they were exposed to at Asarco El Paso during the illegal-haz-waste burning years....
"Asarco cleanup Exsmelter employees big help El Paso Times
But more testing, especially on the 123-acre plant site of Asarco s total 580-plus acres, is prudent.
Posted by Elpaso at Wednesday, October 19, 2011