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January 21, 1993 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State environmental officials and the former operator of a Canyon Country oil recycling business clashed Wednesday over possible damage from runoff that poured from the polluted site during the recent heavy rains. In an unusual reversal of roles, the oil recycler--accused of polluting the site in the first place--condemned environmental officials for failing to contain the runoff. They, in turn, voiced doubt it would do any harm. The war of words involves the old Lubrication Co.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1993 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State environmental officials and the former operator of a Canyon Country oil recycling business clashed Wednesday over possible damage from runoff that poured from the polluted site during the recent heavy rains. In an unusual reversal of roles, the oil recycler--accused of polluting the site in the first place--condemned environmental officials for failing to contain the runoff. They, in turn, voiced doubt it would do any harm. The war of words involves the old Lubrication Co.
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March 30, 1991 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rain from recent storms soaked into the petroleum-saturated earth of a defunct refinery in Canyon Country and floated up an oil slick almost two acres in size, a state health official said Friday. Workers from the state Department of Health Services on Friday had almost finished cleaning up the slick at Lubrication Co.
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November 15, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
California health authorities announced today that they will begin a cleanup of hazardous substances at a bankrupt oil refinery in Canyon Country. The state Department of Health Services has initially earmarked up to $1 million on the cleanup of the five-acre Lubrication Co. of America site on Lang Station Road east of the Antelope Valley Freeway, said Richard Varenchik, a spokesman for the agency.
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April 18, 1985 | MYRON LEVIN, Times Staff Writer
Lubrication Co. of America recently urged customers to join with it to "clean up our (Los Angeles') industrial 'act' " by giving waste oils and solvents to the company for recycling. "WE LOVE L.A. Enough . . . to start doing something" about toxic wastes, the oil blending and recycling firm said in a flyer that was distributed to its customers. "We try to wear the white hat," company President Grant Ivey said in an interview. Lubrication Co.
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April 20, 1990 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While other environmentalists are picking up trash, planting trees or demonstrating for clean air during Earth Day observances on Sunday, Paula Batarseh hopes to be relaxing at the beach. That's because weekdays are Earth Days for Batarseh, 24, who is in charge of cleaning up two potentially dangerous toxic chemical spills that have troubled Los Angeles-area officials for years.
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April 20, 1990 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While other environmentalists are picking up trash, planting trees or demonstrating for clean air during Earth Day observances on Sunday, Paula Batarseh hopes to be relaxing at the beach. That's because weekdays are earth days for Batarseh, 24, who is in charge of cleaning up two potentially dangerous toxic chemical spills that have troubled Ventura and Los Angeles county officials for years. Batarseh is a hazardous materials specialist for the state Department of Health Services.
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