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Toxic waste dump receives new EPA order to clean up contaminated soil

Jul 17, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
The facility near Kettleman City has 60 days to reduce PCB concentrations. Many residents suspect the landfill is causing serious birth defects.

Federal authorities have given a toxic waste dump near a Central California farming community plagued by birth defects 60 days to clean up soil contaminated with carcinogenic PCBs, or lose its permit to receive the dangerous substance trucked in each year from throughout Southern California.

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