Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Lawsuit says pharmaceutical firm polluted ground water in Merced, CA

December 18, 2008 - Under the ground on a plot of half-empty industrial land just off Santa Fe Drive, a huge plume of contaminated ground water floats unseen.

A water treatment plant and a series of infusion wells on the property were used in the long process to clean the area's polluted water. The cleanup has been going on since the early '90s.

And a lawsuit over the pollution and its alleged connection to the sickness of local residents in the Beachwood area also continues.

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