Superfund Site:


Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Edward Mekeel
(214) 665-2252

Remedial Project Manager
Janet Brooks
(214) 665-7598

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Site Location

Street Address:
I-25 & US60 & 85 W FRONTAGE, LEMITAR, NM 87823


Current Status

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is currently maintaining the cap and monitoring the ground water at the site. The fourth Five-Year Review of the remedy for the site was completed June 29, 2015 and found that the completed remedy at the Cal West Metals Superfund Site is protective of human health and the environment. The remedial action is functioning as designed, and the Site has been maintained properly. Following cleanup, EPA took the site off the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1996.

Site Background

The 43.8-acre Cal West Metals (USSBA) site is located in Lemitar, New Mexico. A cotton ...
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