Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future

Socorro Contamination

Season 2 Episode 8 | 4m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Correspondent Laura Paskus travels to Socorro and a Superfund cleanup site where a plume of toxic groundwater from an old battery plant is seeping underneath homes. The Eagle Picher site has been a federally designated cleanup project since 2007. Paskus asks state officials about the holdup on one of the state's 16 designated Superfund sites.

Aired: 03/08/19

Rating: NR

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Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future is a local public television program presented by NMPBS.