05/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Water Workers Disclose 'Toxic Burial Ground' At Foothills Water Treatment Facility

DENVER - Retired Denver Water workers are coming clean about hazardous waste they say they buried near dozens of homes and schools 20 years ago.

"It is a toxic burial ground. People are going to die," says Joe Pacheco.

Pacheco is one of a dozen former Denver Water employees who say they were ordered by Denver Water Manager Chips Barry to bury "cement asbestos, radiation asphalt" and other toxic chemicals at the "Foothills Water Treatment Facility" in Douglas County, near Titan Road and Santa Fe.

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