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Residents question chemical-hazards report for CPI

Original post made on Feb 22, 2014

Barron Park residents who live near a technology firm with a track record of dangerous chemical releases told city leaders they are dissatisfied with a consultant's hazardous-risks report, and they want the Communications and Power Industries, Inc. facility shut down.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 21, 2014, 4:19 PM

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Posted by Bob Hill
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 22, 2014 at 7:15 am

That large tanker truck stored on El Camino Real is leaking liquide every day. Any person can walk by and see the long-term stains on the street pavement. The leking liquid is dissolving the asphalt street surface and washing into Matadero Creek with every rain.


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Posted by Lena
a resident of University South
on Feb 22, 2014 at 11:01 am

No resident should have to live near a plant that could possibly harm their health. Chemical plants should be located well away from residential neighborhoods.


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Posted by Dave Y
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 22, 2014 at 9:03 pm

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Posted by resident 1
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Feb 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm

Redwood City is working with SIMS in harbor area for conformance to EPA standards. Moffat Field is a super fund site with EPA participation in the clean-up.
Palo Alto needs to get the EPA involved - or someone does - to test and put clean-up plan in place. I don't think PA staff is knowledgeable in this topic - the city should step up the pace so that the company is cleaning up and in conformance with EPA standards.


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