Lead contamination at Shingle Mountain site linked to old plant — and could extend into neighborhood

Source: https://www.keranews.org/, May 11, 2022
By: Alejandra Martinez

Lead contamination blamed on a mountain of shingles at a Southeast Dallas site is actually linked to an industrial plant that operated there in the 1970s and ’80s. City leaders are worried that the surrounding neighborhood may also be contaminated.

That revelation came up as council members on Wednesday discussed a $2 million cleanup at the former Shingle Mountain site. The funding was approved. Plans call for turning the site into a new park. Read more.

 

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