Statement Regarding Visit Ex-ASARCO Workers

The ASARCO Trust hosted the US EPA and the Ex-ASARCO Group at the smelter site today. The Ex-ASARCO Group has claimed to EPA that they know the locations of previously undisclosed landfills at the smelter site.

The ASARCO Trust takes this information seriously, and agreed to this visit, provided a survey crew to record the locations indicated and had the Trust’s environmental engineers available to record all of the information provided.

The ASARCO Trust will include the locations indicated in the Supplemental Investigation of the site. Both the work plan for and the results of the Supplemental Investigation will be posted on the Trust’s website:

The public can ask questions or post comments on the blog section of the website; the Trust will respond to all queries.

Roberto Puga
Custodial Trustee

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