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Lax land oversight cost California millions

Aug 24, 2011 5:50:16 AM- latimes.com
An audit finds officials have failed to keep leases current for the use of public property.

Reporting from Sacramento -- For 17 years, giant Dow Chemical Co. leased state property near the Bay Area community of Pittsburg without paying any rent. A boating marina in nearby Crockett has paid nothing for the government parcel it has used since 1989 — while subleasing the land to another firm. A Southern California Gas Co. pipeline runs through 48 acres of the Mojave Desert, but the utility did not pay a dime for five years.


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