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May 10, 2002 | From a Times Staff Writer
More than 20 years after contamination was found in the vast San Gabriel Valley ground-water basin, a judge Thursday approved an accord to provide $250 million to restore water quality. The San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, an agency established by the courts to resolve the problem, said Aerojet GenCorp., Azusa Land Reclamation Co. Inc., Fairchild Holding Corp., Hartwell Corp., Huffy Corp., Oil and Solvent Processing Co., Reichhold Inc. and Wynn Oil Co.
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May 10, 2002 | From a Times Staff Writer
More than 20 years after contamination was found in the vast San Gabriel Valley ground-water basin, a judge Thursday approved an accord to provide $250 million to restore water quality. The San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, an agency established by the courts to resolve the problem, said Aerojet GenCorp., Azusa Land Reclamation Co. Inc., Fairchild Holding Corp., Hartwell Corp., Huffy Corp., Oil and Solvent Processing Co., Reichhold Inc. and Wynn Oil Co.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1996
Casting further doubt that the decade-old argument between an Azusa landfill owner and the San Gabriel Basin Watermaster will ever be resolved, the two sides this week are disagreeing about who won a recent lawsuit. The Watermaster, which oversees underground water supplies throughout much of the San Gabriel Valley, on Thursday declared Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert O'Brien's Aug. 12 ruling a victory for local water agencies, said Carol Williams, a Watermaster spokeswoman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1996
Casting further doubt that the decade-old argument between an Azusa landfill owner and the San Gabriel Basin Watermaster will ever be resolved, the two sides this week are disagreeing about who won a recent lawsuit. The Watermaster, which oversees underground water supplies throughout much of the San Gabriel Valley, on Thursday declared Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert O'Brien's Aug. 12 ruling a victory for local water agencies, said Carol Williams, a Watermaster spokeswoman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1992
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that the Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster should not engage in legislative lobbying over the issue of ground-water cleanup in the region. But Judge Florence T. Pickard, despite a petition filed by the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, upheld the validity of November nominations for the nine-member water board. The judge also approved those who were nominated for appointment to the board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1990
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Florence T. Pickard on Tuesday postponed for one week hearing arguments about how much power a San Gabriel Valley water agency should have. The Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, a nine-member board, wants added authority to coordinate cleanup of severe underground water pollution affecting the supply of 1 million people from Alhambra to La Verne.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1990
After hearing arguments in a case involving severe ground water pollution in the San Gabriel Valley, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge said Tuesday she will issue a written opinion within 30 days. The Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, a nine-member board of local water agency representatives, asked Judge Florence T. Pickard for increased authority to control how and where water is pumped. Agency attorney Ralph B.
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January 12, 1992
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that the Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster should not engage in legislative lobbying over the issue of ground-water cleanup in the region. But Judge Florence T. Pickard, despite a petition filed by the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, upheld the validity of November nominations for the nine-member watermaster board. And the judge approved those who were nominated for appointment to the board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1990
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has granted increased authority to a nine-member board seeking to oversee cleanup of extensive ground water pollution in the San Gabriel Valley. Over the objections of environmentalists, the Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster had sought expanded powers to fill the leadership void in one of the West's worst water pollution problems. Judge Florence T.
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November 29, 1990
The State Water Resources Control Board has declined to look into concerns raised by San Gabriel Valley water agencies upset over changes negotiated privately in a $20.5-million escrow account involving a controversial Azusa landfill. Local water officials complained that the changes, granted by the state to Browning-Ferris Industries and its Azusa landfill subsidiary, could allow the firms to reclaim the money that they pledged toward cleanup of San Gabriel Valley water pollution.
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