Official: Application On Loading Crude In N.M. Withdrawn
A Texas company has withdrawn an application to transfer crude oil from tank trucks to rail cars at an industrial site in New Mexico.
Bernalillo Mayor Jack Torres says Dallas-based NuDeveCo Midstream Development began the application process for usage of a mothballed American Gypsum drywall plant in Bernalillo but later backed away.
The Albuquerque Journal reports that American Gypsum had a contract with BNSF Railway to use the siding.
Bernalillo residents and officials had voiced concerns about possible oil spills.
Information from: Albuquerque Journal.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.