Superfund Site:

NORTH RAILROAD AVENUE PLUME
ESPANOLA, NM

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Bill Little
(214) 665-8131

Remedial Project Manager
Mark Purcell
(214) 665-6707

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Site Location

Street Address:
162 NORTH RAILROAD AVENUE, ESPANOLA, NM 87532

Background

The 58-acre North Railroad Avenue Plume site is a contaminated groundwater plume in EspaƱola, New Mexico. The Norge Town laundromat and dry cleaning operation contaminated groundwater with tetrachloroethylene (PCE), trichloroethylene (TCE), cis-1,2-dichloroethylene (DCE) and trans-1,2-DCE. The contaminated groundwater aquifer is the sole-source drinking water aquifer for the City of Espanola, Santa Clara Pueblo and individual water supply wells near the site.  The population of Espanola is 10,224 people.  The Santa Clara Pueblo has a population of 2,400 people. 

The remedy consists of enhanced in-situ bioremediation.  The areas targeted for cleanup are the source area and hot spot soils and shallow groundwater contaminated with non-aqueous ...
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