EPA Finds Excess PCBs At Hazardous Waste Site

Law360, New York (April 9, 2010, 2:50 PM EDT) -- A Chemical Waste Management Inc. hazardous waste landfill in California that is the subject of a birth defects controversy improperly disposed of chemicals linked to cancer and reproductive problems, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The agency sent a notice to the company Thursday citing violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act at the Kettleman Hills facility in central California, concerning the handling of polychlorinated biphenyls, which are banned from being manufactured because of their toxicity.

According to the EPA, the landfill's storage and flushing...
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