An image of the old Burlington Western Electric facility

Tunnel below old Tarheel Army Missile Plant contains toxic contamination

BY: - June 19, 2023

A Cold War-era tunnel below the former Tarheel Army Missile Plant in east Burlington is a newly discovered source of toxic chemicals at the facility, according to a recent report by federal contractors. And based on sampling of a neighborhood stream, there could be other unrelated contamination sources near the plant that further burden the […]