NM Environment Dept investigating possible contamination

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The Environment Department is investigating possible soil and ground water contamination at a former meat packing facility. 

They say soil samples from the old Karler plant on Broadway and I-25 showed high levels of nitrate, chloride, and other contaminants. 

There will now be more sampling of the land and once the depth of the contamination is determined the state will oversee the clean up. 

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