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      Groundwater concerns for State Pen

      WALLA WALLA-- Walla Walla's State Pen may be home to hundreds of dangerous inmates -- but the Department of Ecology is more concerned about the groundwater in its wells.

      Investigators flagged the site after finding potentially-dangerous chemicals seeped into the system.

      A mixture of gasoline and lead could soon be a threat.

      Samples do not exceed state standards -- and Walla Walla confirmed there's no sign the contamination spread to drinking water.

      The Department still plans to go ahead with a clean-up.
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