|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 7 Aug 2009 09:59:16 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH: Former NASA site, Downey (CA)|
Is Downey Studios safe? by Christian Brown Downey Patriot (CA) August 7, 2009DOWNEY – Since the L.A. Times reported the claims of dozens of film workers who relate their health problems to hazardous conditions at Downey Studios, city officials, studio executives and injured workers have refused to waver, and vow to defend their arguments.
Published on Aug. 2, the Times article analyzed the claims of many film workers who say they have developed severe symptoms, such as headaches, memory loss, tremors, and rashes since working on the former NASA site.
"The place is a toxic dump," said Leonard Martin, 45, who worked as a prop maker at Downey Studios in 2002 on the film "Dare Devil" and in 2004 on "The Island."
...Stuart Lichter, president of Industrial Realty Group, which operates Downey Studios, called the article "inconsistent and sensational."
"It's a total, fabricated lie," Lichter said over the phone. "This is one of the most documented sites, from its federal ownership to our ownership of the property."
... For the entire article, see http://www.thedowneypatriot.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Is+Downey+Studios+safe-%20&id=3114137-Is+Downey+Studios+safe-&instance=home_news_1st_left -- 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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