Thursday, March 5, 2009

Groundwater concerns: Longview, Texas contamination site has White Oak resident on edge

February 17, 2009 -

Some White Oak and Clarksville City residents learned in the past two weeks that their groundwater could be contaminated.

Longview city officials say it's not likely.

Shippers Car Line, a rail car repair plant in the West Longview Industrial District, sent letters to residents within a five-mile radius of the plant about the possible contamination. The letters are required, as the company wants a state environmental designation that would ease monitoring restrictions.

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