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posted 12/01/2010

California regulators stop monitoring PCBs in the air at the Kettleman Hills Facility, then birth defects increase in Kettleman City, then regulators start monitoring, and birth defects go down.

posted 11/30/2010

Kettleman City has a toxic PCB dump problem, or at least so says the U.S. Enivornmental Protection Agency. From the release:

posted 10/20/2010

For the viewing, I sported green Nike running shoes and a 2nd hand brown suit. I thought I looked fine. But on the way over to the church, my friend, who I'll call Tony, laid into me:

"You look like an idiot. What the hell are you doing wearing that? You're the only fool I know that would go to a funeral dressed like you're running to a 1975 prom."

posted 10/18/2010

My mom used to take me to Mervyns to get "husky" jeans. My mom tried to sugar coat this embarrassing ritual by telling me I was big boned.

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posted 12/01/10
California regulators stop monitoring PCBs in the air at the Kettleman Hills Facility, then... more »
posted 12/01/10
Kettleman City has a toxic PCB dump problem, or at least so says the U.S. Enivornmental... more »
posted 11/30/10

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Project: Toxic Town

The central California community of Kettleman City sits next to one of the largest toxic landfills in the country. Some residents think landfill toxins are to blame for air, water, and health problems, including a cluster of birth defects.