|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||28 Nov 2007 18:24:21 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Rialto (CA) negotiations|
Talks begin on perchlorate plume By JENNIFER BOWLES and MARY BENDER Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) November 26, 2007 Settlement talks have started in the Inland region's largest unabated groundwater pollution case, officials said Monday. Three companies accused of contributing to perchlorate pollution over the past 55 years in Rialto and Colton have agreed to hold confidential talks for the next 60 days with officials of the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board, the Riverside-based regulator. Since 2002, the board has been trying to find those responsible for perchlorate pollution in order to prompt a cleanup of the 6-mile-long plume that has tainted more than a dozen drinking wells that serve the two cities. ... For the entire article, see http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_S_perc27.328b4a9.html See also Closed-door water talks frustrate Rialto council Jason Pesick San Bernardino Sun (CA) November 26, 2007 Rialto wants its groundwater cleaned up, but a local water board has cut the city out of talks with three companies who are in "closed-door briefings" on the remediation process. The city, which wrote a strongly worded letter Monday to the state's Environmental Protection Agency headquarters complaining about the insider talks, views the negotiations as a slap in its face. It wants to be at the table on the talks to clean up industrial chemicals discharged in its northern section because it did a lion's share of the legwork to build a legal case against the companies. ... For the entire article, see http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_7566632 -- 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 _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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