1995 News Releases
Release Date: 8/4/1995
Contact Information: Lois Grunwald, (415) 744-1588
Where: Casmalia Resources Inc., Santa Maria
What: U.S. EPA is removing about 260,000 gallons of
landfill leachate from Casmalia Resources Hazardous
Waste Management Facility and shipping it to a facility
in New Jersey for treatment. Interested media will be
able to watch U.S. EPA transfer the liquid from vacuum
tanker trucks into rail cars. The entire operation will
take between 10 and 12 days.
When: Preparation for the transfer will begin on August 8.
There will be good visuals of trucks loading and
unloading the groundwater on Wednesday, August 9, and
Thursday, August 10.
Cost: The entire operation will cost about $500,000. Other
actions: There will be monitoring for air emissions, and
precautions taken for worker safety.
Contact: For more questions, or to set up a time to
film the operation, call Lois Grunwald at (415) 744-