2007 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: 22 Jun 2007 00:05:16 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] San Gabriel Valley (CA) Superfund settlement
U.S. EPA, state, settle for $1.7 million in San Gabriel Valley clean up costs

News Release
U.S. EPA Region 9
June 21, 2007

Cleanup of major drinking water source expected to run over $200 million

(Los Angeles, Calif. -- 06/21/07) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled with a private company, its owners, and several federal agencies for $1,695 million in cleanup costs at the San Gabriel Valley Area 2 Superfund Site near Los Angeles.

The settling parties are: Azusa Pipe and Tube Bending Corp., Frederick Tressel, Ronald Tressel, the Trustees of the Tressel Family Trust, the General Services Administration, Department of the Army, Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Department of the Air Force, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

“Today’s settlement demonstrates the EPA’s commitment to make potentially responsible parties pay their fair share," said Keith Takata, director of the EPA’s Superfund Division for the Pacific Southwest Region. “The EPA will continue to oversee cleanup work at this and the other San Gabriel Valley Superfund sites to protect and restore the San Gabriel Basin as a vital source of drinking water for Southern California.”


For the entire release, see


Lenny Siegel
Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545
Fax: 650/961-8918

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