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California's Toxic Waste Dump

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California's Toxic Waste Dump

Postby NorthAmericanguy » Thu Jan 27, 2011 8:03 pm

I found out about this when I was doing some research on Irvine. The video talks about the old military base (El Toro) out in orange county that back a few decades ago dumped toxic chemicals in the underground plumes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eBEmSDiU2o
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Re: California's Toxic Waste Dump

Postby momopi » Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:29 am

Northamericanguy wrote:I found out about this when I was doing some research on Irvine. The video talks about the old military base (El Toro) out in orange county that back a few decades ago dumped toxic chemicals in the underground plumes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eBEmSDiU2o


http://wiki.ocregister.com/Communities/ ... tamination
http://wiki.ocregister.com/Communities/ ... /TCE_plume
http://www.bracpmo.navy.mil/base_docs/e ... 4_0808.pdf

The US Navy allocated $30 million for the TCE cleanup, it'd have been in place years ago if not for the NIMBY residents at Woodbridge HOA. They have 2 lakes there that draw underground water and the Navy offered to install a water treatment center there, but the residents rejected and a new site had to acquired across Jeffery Rd. I live in Oak Creek, right across the street from Woodbridge.

As for the El Toro base itself, their solution to the ground/soil issue is to simply build a park over it and top it off with a balloon. ;p

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