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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1992 | MYRON LEVIN
A consent decree providing for ground-water cleanup in Burbank under the federal Superfund program will be the subject of a March 23 hearing in U. S. District Court in Los Angeles, an official with the U. S. attorney's office said. Court approval of the agreement is needed before construction begins on an elaborate treatment system that is to purge ground-water supplies of solvents suspected of causing cancer.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 1994 | DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the residents of a DDT-contaminated neighborhood near Torrance edged toward agreement on Thursday on a plan to clean up tainted soil in two back yards. As officials prepared for a tense meeting that wound up drawing more than 200 people, EPA officials said they had decided to increase the number of families the government would temporarily relocate for the project, which was postponed this week because of the community's concerns.
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NEWS
April 3, 1992 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mexico's environmental secretariat on Thursday revoked the operating permit of that nation's first toxic waste incinerator, a Tijuana facility five miles from the U.S. border that had been scheduled to begin operation this summer. The abrupt announcement by Mexico's equivalent of the EPA, SEDUE (Secretariat for Urban Development and Ecology), came as governors of U.S. and Mexican border states opened a two-day conference here, with environmental problems a central issue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 1994 | DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the residents of a DDT-contaminated neighborhood near Torrance edged toward agreement on Thursday on a plan to clean up tainted soil in two back yards. As officials prepared for a tense meeting that wound up drawing more than 200 people, EPA officials said they had decided to increase the number of families the government would temporarily relocate for the project, which was postponed this week because of the community's concerns.
BUSINESS
November 2, 1989 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Diceon Electronics Inc. and its two top executives are facing felony charges of illegally discharging toxic wastes at a manufacturing facility in Chatsworth, another example of a willingness on the part of authorities to use criminal sanctions against suspected corporate polluters.
NEWS
April 3, 1992 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mexico's environmental secretariat on Thursday revoked the operating permit of that nation's first toxic waste incinerator, a Tijuana facility five miles from the U.S. border that had been scheduled to begin operation this summer. The abrupt announcement by Mexico's equivalent of the EPA, SEDUE (Secretariat for Urban Development and Ecology), came as governors of U.S. and Mexican border states opened a two-day conference here, with environmental problems a central issue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1992 | MYRON LEVIN
A consent decree providing for ground-water cleanup in Burbank under the federal Superfund program will be the subject of a March 23 hearing in U. S. District Court in Los Angeles, an official with the U. S. attorney's office said. Court approval of the agreement is needed before construction begins on an elaborate treatment system that is to purge ground-water supplies of solvents suspected of causing cancer.
BUSINESS
November 2, 1989 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Diceon Electronics Inc. and its two top executives are facing felony charges of illegally discharging toxic wastes at a manufacturing facility in Chatsworth, another example of a willingness on the part of authorities to use criminal sanctions against suspected corporate polluters.
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