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Land Contamination Report: NEW MEXICO
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for NEW MEXICO

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  • Data Summary
    Number of sites on the National Priority List (Superfund): 13
    Number of Superfund sites that have contaminated or threatened drinking water sources: A minimum of 5 sites
    Remedial Assessment Not Begun: 0 sites
    Emergency Removal of Contaminants / Remedial Assessment Not Begun: 0 sites
    Study Underway: 5 sites
    Remedy Selected: 1 site
    Design Underway: 2 sites
    Construction Underway: 0 sites
    Construction Completed: 5 sites
    Number of facilities releasing TRI chemicals to land: 19
    Pounds of TRI chemicals released to land: 9,789,254
    Number of facilities injecting TRI chemicals underground: 2
    Pounds of TRI chemicals injected underground: 993
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  • Most Common Contaminants
    Detected at Superfund sites: TRICHLOROETHYLENE List all
    Released to land at TRI facilities:  BARIUM COMPOUNDS List all
    Injected underground at TRI facilities:  AMMONIA List all
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