Monthly Archives: July 2015


Central Valley Board Allows Wastewater Disposal to Continue Despite Contamination

KERN COUNTY, CA – Despite a finding that unlined wastewater pits near Kern County’s Edison oil field have contaminated groundwater, officials on Thursday delayed shutting down some operations. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board ignored its own staff recommendation and voted to let Valley Water Management Co. continue Read the full article…

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Suspicious Packages Sent to Oregon Gov’t Offices

SALEM, Ore., – The Federal Bureau of Investigations is among several law enforcement agencies trying to determine the source of suspicious packages, some with ” an unknown substance,” sent to sheriff’s offices in Oregon statewide on Monday. The Oregon State Police said multiple sheriff’s offices received suspicious packages. Investigators said at least Read the full article…