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General News    H3'ed 6/3/19

Coalition to sue Kirtland AFB over 5-24 million gallons of jet fuel cleanup, near drinking water wells

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NM Environment Department estimated 5-24 million gallons of jet fuel were spilled. Albuquerque Water Authority operates two drinking water production wells less than a mile from the leading edge of a plume from the fuel leak, believed to have been seeping for decades. “It has been 20 years since the Air Force discovered the spill; we still have no enforceable cleanup plan with meaningful schedules,” Charles de Saillan, staff lawyer at the Environmental Law Center.

State Sens. Antoinette Sedillo Lopez and Mimi Stewart and state Rep. G. Andres Romero, with the Southwest Organizing Project, and New Mexico Voices for Children say they will sue under a federal law that requires cleanup of hazardous wastes. They will be represented by the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, which the release says was involved in a previous effort to negotiate a clean-up plan.

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