Regional
7:46 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Official: Application On Loading Crude In N.M. Withdrawn

A Texas company has withdrawn an application to transfer crude oil from tank trucks to rail cars at an industrial site in New Mexico.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. 

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