Tag Archives: Zeneca

Stacie Plummer speaks at podium.

Investigation of city employee prompts public demand for action

Speakers at the year’s final City Council meeting called for Assistant City Manager Leslie Knight to be put on administrative leave after a complaint from a whistleblower launched an investigation into Knight's ...
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Richmond’s Toxics

Decades of industrial pollution have left toxic contaminants in Richmond's air, water, and soil. Click on the icons to learn more.
Sherry Padgett looks out onto the former site of Stauffer Chemical Company. Padgett has become the de facto activist leader of a years-long fight to clean up hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of toxic waste at the site. Photo by Ian A. Stewart.

Years later, chemical company lot still a toxic stew

The site of the former Stauffer Chemical Company has been closed more than 10 years, but it's still a hot topic for people working around the shoreline, who want answers about why toxic waste there...