LA businesses face hazwaste charges

Johnson, Jim
December 2003
Waste News;12/22/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p14
Trade Publication
A total of 16 charges are being brought against businesses for illegally storing and transporting hazardous waste and materials in Los Angeles, California. A task force was created about six months ago to go after environmental violations in the city. The task force has focused on businesses that handle hazardous waste and materials. Charges against the firms include improper transportation of hazardous waste, illegal discharge of fuel into Los Angeles Harbor and illegal dumping in city streets. Various phases of the crackdown involve businesses that handle hazardous waste including automobile dismantlers as well as trucks transporting hazardous waste along Wilmington, California streets.


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