Regional
7:51 am
Tue November 18, 2008

NMED Asks For Review of ASARCO Air Permit

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ron Curry is urging the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, or TCEQ, to review its air permit renewal for Asarco Smelter in El Paso. Earlier this year, the Texas agency voted in favor of the renewal despite concerns from several environmental groups and local governments. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.