KUNM

Jet Fuel Cleanup

Kirtland Shows Off Spill Cleanup System

Oct 29, 2015
Rita Daniels

Kirtland Air Force Base has faced a lot of criticism for how it has handled a decades old fuel spill that threatens Albuquerque’s drinking water supply. The base is now showing off what officials there are calling a monumental pump and treat system that’s cleaning the groundwater.

Rita Daniels

Kirtland Air Force Base missed another deadline for cleaning up some of a decades-old jet fuel spill. The New Mexico Environment Department has granted them 45 days to comply.