|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 2 Mar 2009 10:51:09 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Midway Village, Daly City, California|
Daly City housing complex haunted by toxic past Jane Kay San Francisco Chronicle March 2, 2009When Gail Smith moved to Midway Village, a tidy public housing development near the Cow Palace in Daly City, she felt lucky to pay a reasonable rent for a great place.
She didn't know that toxic waste scraped from Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s former gas-manufacturing plant next door - a site on the state's hazardous-waste cleanup program - had been used as fill under the complex's buildings and parks.
In the past 20 years, longtime residents like Smith and some newcomers to the housing complex have seen foul-smelling chemicals oozing up in their backyards, cataloged their health problems and weathered major cleanups.
.... For the entire article, see http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/03/02/BA5U1665BR.DTL -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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