NBC Bay Area: Senate Investigation Finds "Major Problems" in State Toxics Dept.

August 08, 2014

"Last July, state senators Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles), Ellen Corbett (D-East Bay) and Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) tasked the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes with examining allegations raised in Golden Wasteland—an expansive report by nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog. The report claims that the DTSC failed to appropriately fine serial polluters and that regulators are too cozy with the industries that they oversee."

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