From the Fresno Bee: Toxic Waste Declines in California Ocean Area

  • by BPC Staff
  • on November 19, 2013

Toxic waste declines in California ocean area

The Associated Press November 18, 2013 

“LOS ANGELES — The Environmental Protection Agency has suspended planned cleanup efforts at a California site where industrial waste on the ocean floor appears to be declining naturally.

Scientists are at a loss to explain the rapid drop of toxic chemical levels across the 17-square-mile site about 200 feet below the ocean surface and two miles off the Los Angeles County coast, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday ( ).”