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Environmental Justice Success in Kern County

September 5, 2012

Two brothers were killed at Community Recycling near Arvin.  They had been sent underground to clean out a drain hole without protection and died from toxic fumes.  The company had been a nuisance to nearby residents for many years and had violated their permit on numerous occasions.  Justice demanded that the facility be shut down and County Supervisors agreed.


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