Community members and experts say the Zeneca site's levels of toxic chemicals aren't adequately reduced by the company's proposed cleanup plan.
Candidates’ strategies for development across Richmond—and especially downtown—varied greatly.
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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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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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