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"THE ONLY THING NECESSARY FOR THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING"
--Burke

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

On Sat. morning, Mr Puga (project navigator) contracted Brandenburg Industrial services to contract Dykon demolition company to blow up both Asarco stacks.  Yesterday we had 50 MPH winds.  These winds pick up dirt into the air which are called "fugitive dusts".  When these dusts have chemicals in them that are bad for us, it hurts Public health.  Particularly it affects the elderly, ill and young.  Those people with asthma or c.o.p.d. are especially susceptible.

After the largest stack comes down it will fall into an arroyo feeding the Rio Grande, right on top of our aquifers.  This hazardous waste dump will be on top of a forty year old liner that may not last that long.   Workers will be taking the rebar out of the stack pieces.  It will make smaller pieces that despite water sprays can over many months become airborne dusts ---- fugitive dusts.

so why are these companies refusing to delay demolition until after the windy season??

(see KVIA channel 7 el paso tx current online video story about the spring windy season with weather reporter John Fausett, story from april 8 and http://www.kvia.com/video/StormTRACK-Weather-Spring-Dust-Storms/-/421452/19675106/-/q67g45z/-/index.html



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