|A series of groundwater testing sites first established in 2007 revealed high level of contamination.|
|The wells are located a few feet from the chainlink fence. On the other side is Caltrans Right of Way (Miller Creek Ave. Southbound on ramp.)|
|The second door to Prosperity Cleaners has been boarded up and debris remains after work in 2017.|
|A view from Caltrans property to that shows the toxic hotspot in the foreground and you can make out the back door to Prosperity Cleaners in the background. |
Toxic waste is very harmful to pregnant women, children and the immune compromised. It is vital that ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE is served to protect the health of the most vulnerable. Marinwood Plaza has been the site of two affordable housing proposals. It almost got built last time when there was an attempt to cover up the toxic waste issue. Fortunately, citizens uncovered the data and are now advocating on the behalf of the community, Casa Marinwood, St Vincents and Silviera Ranch.