In late March 2013, a group of about 25 attended a "Toxic Tour" of Richmond led by Communities for a Better Environment organizer Andres Soto.
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Decades of industrial pollution have left toxic contaminants in Richmond's air, water, and soil. Click on the icons to learn more.
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Tagged air pollution, Department of Toxic Substances Conrol, DTSC, environmental health, EPA, Henry Clark, North Richmond, pollution, Sherry Padgett, superfund sites, toxics, United Heckathorn, Zeneca
The site of a former Stauffer Chemical Co. plant in Richmond is still contaminated with a huge amount of toxic waste. Sherry Padgett, whose office is across the street, has spent the last decade trying...
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Tagged Department of Toxic Substances Control, DTSC, Eric Blum, Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, pollution, Sherry Padgett, Stauffer Chemical Company, toxics, Zeneca site