The ASARCO metal smelter in El Paso, formerly a major source of border air pollution and lead contamination, is seeking a state permit to reopen.
Texas Governor Rick Perry should announce his opposition to the permit and publicly urge his appointees on the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality to deny the permit.
Call the Governor’s Opinion Line at 1-800-252-9600 (Texas callers), send a fax to Governor Rick Perry at 512-463-1849,
or send an e-mail to him by going to Governor’s
website at http://www2.governor.state.tx.us/,
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Ask the Governor to announce his opposition to the ASARCO permit renewal and publicly urge the members of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to deny the permit that would allow ASARCO to reopen.