Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Fed Grant Allows Fuel Tank Cleanup.(New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


New Mexico is among 10 states that received a $100,000 federal grant to clean up and redevelop abandoned underground storage tanks.

The grant to the state Environment Department came from a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pilot program.

Petroleum contamination, often the result of underground tanks, is generally excluded from cleanup under the EPA's Superfund and brown fields programs. …

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