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LA Downey Brownfield Toxic Site Developer Sues P&F Congressional Candidate &Injured Worker

by Dina For Congress Monday, Aug. 11, 2008 at 11:41 AM
(415)867-0628

Lichter is on the left in his corporate jet traveling around the country making deals to develop toxic sites. Downey Toxic Brownfield site developer Stuart Lichter has sued Peace and Freedom party Congressional candidate Dina Padilla, Vicky Travis of www.kaiserpapers.org and up to 1000 injured workers for exposing a corrupt swindle involving the development of the Downey Brownfield site. Movie industry workers and Kaiser workers have been sickened by toxins and mold at the highly dangerous site. Lichter who formerly worked for the GSA has schemed to develop these toxic sites without properly cleaning them up and is also now is suing Dreamworks over liability for injuries on the movie production site. Stuart is one of the owners of IRG. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/business/la-fi-downey26-2008jun26,0,2356057.story

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8/10/2008

Sacramento US Congressional Candidate Dina Padilla, Injured Workers and Web Site Developer Vicki Travis Sued by Millionaire Developer In Southern California



Dina Padilla, the Peace and Freedom party candidate for Congress in California Congressional District #3 has been sued along with Downey injured workers, Kaiser papers website developer Vicki Travis and 1,000 other John Does by the Downey Brownfield toxic site developer Stuart Lichter. Candidate Padilla has made a large part of her campaign the issue of cost shifting of injured workers healthcare costs by self insured employers and the insurance industry. Lichter who formerly worked for the Federal GSA has been developing highly toxic sites without properly cleaning them up. As a result. workers at the Downey site in Southern California have become sick from fungus and other toxic material.

Candidate Padilla has charged that Lichter and other insurance companies with refusing to take care of the healthcare costs of injured workers are are shifting the costs to the Federal government through SSI and other public agencies. Padilla has charged that her opponent Republican Congressman Dan Lundgren has refused to investigate this cost shifting and growing environmental crisis not only at the Downey toxic site but also the David Bell case at Agraquest in Davis, California. Bell was infected with fungus and bacteria at the Agraquest site which was owned by former Monsanto pesticide researcher Pam Marrone.

The privatized Downey brownfield site also include a Kaiser Hospital complex is a highly toxic site that had radioactive material, highly toxic material from dumping by NASA and Boeing. It has been a military industrial complex since 1927 and is one of the oldest military toxic sites in the country.

Movie industry workers at Dreamworks and Downey Studio have become sickened by this highly toxic site and now have fungus infections, severe headaches, rashes and other afflictions. Also injured Kaiser worker Gail Shephard has been fighting for her healthcare at the Kaiser Downey hospital site.

Lichter's 205 page suit was filed in the California Norwalk Superior Court VC 051486. Lichter has significant political influence as a result of his financial relationships in the area.

Lichter who formerly worked for the GSA has schemed to develop these toxic sites without properly cleaning them up and is also now is suing Dreamworks over liability for injuries on the movie production site. Stuart is one of the owners of IRG.

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/business/la-fi-downey26-2008jun26,0,2356057.story

More information can be found out about these issues at

http://dinapadillaforcongress.com/

www.kaiserpapers.org

www.workersmemorialday.org

For further information call

(415)867-0628

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