NORTH RAILROAD AVENUE PLUME
Superfund Site Profile
The 58-acre North Railroad Avenue Plume site is a contaminated groundwater plume in Española, 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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