Tag Archives: chemical waste management

Kettleman City Finally Gets Water Treatment Plant. Two Years from Now …

Pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in Kettleman city and you’ll find it’s often yellow and smells of rotten eggs. That would be off-putting enough, but arsenic and benzene levels also make that glass of water unsafe … READ MORE »

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Chem Waste’s Bioreactor at Kettleman City

Will Kettleman city residents have to wait until Chem Waste blows itself up, or like Hondo Chemicals in Bakersfield, sets itself on fire, to get somebody to do something?

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The Battle of Warring Studies, Kettleman City – Part II

I’m sure it must cheer Kettleman City families that Kings County has been given $158, 000 to develop a program to improve birth outcomes using grant money from the company that runs the hazardous waste dump three miles out of … READ MORE »

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The Kettleman City Babies – Part I

A ¬†California Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Public Health report has exonerated¬†pesticides and herbicides, the contaminated water, fumes from diesel trucks, and most of all the huge solid waste disposal facility just outside¬†town from the cluster of babies … READ MORE »

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