ASARCO Smelter Site Cleanup, El Paso, Texas
30 JUN 2010

New Updates to the ASARCO Smelter Site Website

The Texas Custodial Trust is committed to the remediation of the Site and to working with the surrounding community and stakeholders. As part of our stakeholder outreach efforts we are dedicated to maintaining a website that has the most current and up-to-date site information. Please note that there have been new website updates and some new site activities. These include:

  1. Trustee Returning

    The Site Trustee is scheduled to be in El Paso from June 30 – July 1 and July 9 – 13. Currently the Trustee has scheduled the following meetings for June/July:

    • June 30
      • 3pm – Meeting with EPA at the Site
      • 5:30pm – City of El Paso Charrette Process: Work in Progress Presentation, Main Library Auditorium – 501 N. Oregon
    • July 1
      • 8am – IBWC meeting at the site
      • 10:30am – Site tour for the Community Scholars
    • July 9
      • 7:45am – Meeting with Congressman Reyes at the site
    • July 12
      • 7:00am – Meeting with the constituents of Representative Steve Ortega at the Village Inn – 2275 Trailwood
    • July 13
      • 7:00am – Ex-ASARCO Workers Group – Site tour and information session at the site
  2. Site Auction (August 2010)

    On August 2, 3, 4 & 5, an auctioneer will sell off many of the site’s assets, including a self-propelled railroad crane, equipment from a metal shop, a wood shop and a metallurgy department.

    Please note that auction is NOT being held in July (as indicated in some of the local newspapers).

    Click here to view a list of the current site assets that have been purchased.

  3. Radio Broadcast

    The Site Trustee was invited to give an interview on 1150am Talk Radio on June 18, 2010. Click here to listen to this audio file.

Thank you for your interest in the website. We appreciate your blog posts and are working to answer any questions in a timely manner.