"CORPUS CHRISTI — Test results of soil taken near the site of a shuttered zinc smelting plant produced no elevated levels of chemicals of concern, the Texas Commission on Environmental Equality reported. [as they say on Saturday Night live News,..... "REALLY!!"]
The commission has investigated residents' claims for about a year that parts of the Dona Park neighborhood were a dumping ground in the 1980s for toxic chemicals from the ASARCO/Encycle plant on Up River Road.....
...The Texas Department of State Health Services also is working with residents, having taken voluntary blood and urine samples to test for harmful chemicals.The most recent tests inspected soil in drainage pathways leading from the former plant out into the neighborhood, said Omar Valdez, project manager with the commission."
|Tests near former zinc smelting plant show no elevated levels of ... |
Corpus Christi Caller Times
... chemicals from the ASARCO/Encycle plant in the 1300 block of Lantana Street. TCEQ officials tested the site, and nearly 3500 neighborhood homes nearby. ...