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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 1991 | MAURA DOLAN, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
In a national crackdown on water polluters, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a regional water board filed suit Wednesday against Los Angeles, Burbank and five businesses in Los Angeles County that allegedly dumped toxic wastes into city sewers.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 1991 | MAURA DOLAN, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
In a national crackdown on water polluters, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a regional water board filed suit Wednesday against Los Angeles, Burbank and five businesses in Los Angeles County that allegedly dumped toxic wastes into city sewers.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1990 | United Press International
Crown Cork & Seal Co. has agreed to buy the food and beverage metal canning units of Continental Can Co. in a purchase that will make Crown the nation's largest maker of metal packaging. Crown, based in Philadelphia, said it would pay $336 million for the two divisions, which have more than 30 U.S. plants and employ 4,000 workers.
BUSINESS
November 11, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
The year was 1980, and Bonnie Busby, who had put in 17 years on a Continental Can assembly line in St. Louis, was just months away from vesting in a union-negotiated pension plan. Busby, 50, says that when the company laid her off in November that year, she was assured that the layoff was temporary. She said company officials for the next five years repeatedly told her that she was likely to be rehired soon.
BUSINESS
March 23, 1990 | From Times wire services
Continuing its buying binge, Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc. today agreed to buy the food and beverage metal canning units of Continental Can Co. Inc. in a purchase that will make Crown the nation's biggest maker of metal packaging. Crown, based in Philadelphia, said it would pay $336 million for the two divisions, which have more than 30 U.S. plants and employ 4,000 workers. Continental Can is a unit of Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. The food and beverage metal canning units had 1989 revenues of about $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1990 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what may be a landmark lawsuit, 29 cities in Los Angeles County have been sued by a consortium of high-powered corporations in an attempt to spread the blame for the lingering toxic contamination that closed a major Monterey Park dump site six years ago.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1990 | United Press International
Crown Cork & Seal Co. has agreed to buy the food and beverage metal canning units of Continental Can Co. in a purchase that will make Crown the nation's largest maker of metal packaging. Crown, based in Philadelphia, said it would pay $336 million for the two divisions, which have more than 30 U.S. plants and employ 4,000 workers.
BUSINESS
November 11, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
The year was 1980, and Bonnie Busby, who had put in 17 years on a Continental Can assembly line in St. Louis, was just months away from vesting in a union-negotiated pension plan. Busby, 50, says that when the company laid her off in November that year, she was assured that the layoff was temporary. She said company officials for the next five years repeatedly told her that she was likely to be rehired soon.
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