[svlug] Silicon Valley's Tech Waste Problem

Karen Shaeffer shaeffer at neuralscape.com
Wed Jan 29 12:30:18 PST 2003


On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 08:02:57PM +0000, Art McGee wrote:
> http://chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0301280307jan28,1,4666747.story
> 
> 
> The valley, located about 25 miles south of San Francisco,
> has been struggling for more than a decade to deal with
> semiconductor manufacturing solvents that have seeped into
> the groundwater, a problem that has made pricey Silicon
> Valley the home of the largest concentration of Superfund
> toxic waste sites in the nation.

[ ..snip.. ]

> "There are no immediate health risks," said Alana Lee, EPA
> project manager for two of Silicon Valley's 29 Superfund
> sites.

And I was just getting comfortable back here in the Valley...

Does anyone know of a public list of those 29 superfund sites. In
particular, I'm interested in the locations?

Thanks,
Karen
-- 
 Karen Shaeffer
 Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
 shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com



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