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Fort Meade environmental cleanup finally moves forward

In 2003, construction workers tore down trees to make way for new homes at Fort George G. Meade. As they dug up the stumps, they made a startling discovery: trash. Lots and lots of trash. Animal bones. Shoes. Military dog tags. Bricks. Wood. Glass.The workers had stumbled upon a forgotten landfill t…

Environmental report at center of Whittier oil-drilling debate

WHITTIER – A report on a plan to drill for oil could lay the groundwork for the future prosperity of the city or it could show how neighborhoods would be ruined. The 824-page environmental impact report prepared by Ventura-based Marine Research Specialists – is at the center of the debate over Ventura-based Matrix Oil Co.’s […]