|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 6 Mar 2014 14:57:55 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Los Angeles County (California) "Supervisor Molina proposes 'toxic threat strike team'"|
L.A. Supervisor Molina proposes 'toxic threat strike team' By Jessica Garrison Los Angeles Times March 5, 2014Decrying the slow response of state agencies to the public health threat posed by a Vernon battery recycler and other polluting facilities, Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina on Wednesday called for the creation of a county "toxic threat strike team" that could take action when the state fails to do so.
The plan calls for county public health officials, prosecutors, fire department officials and others to identify the most dangerous facilities in the most pollution-burdened neighborhoods.
The strike team would then work with other agencies such as the regional air quality board and the state Department of Toxic Substances Control to coordinate a response.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-toxic-threat-strike- team-20140305,0,7190652.story#axzz2vCts1xwL
-- 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 _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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