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4/29 LA-Downey Workers Memorial Day (tags)
On Thursday April 29, 2010 at 4:15 in Downey, there will be a Workers Memorial Day event to commemorate workers who have been killed on the job and those who have been sickened on the job including many at the Downey toxic dump site where injured movie workers, Kaiser workers and Los Angeles County Department of Education work.
US House Chair Henry Waxman Ignores Appeals From Injured Downey Workers-Cover-up Continues (tags)
Henry Waxman, Chair of the House Committee of Energy and Commerce has refused to respond to a letter from the injured Downey Movie and Kaiser workers at the former US military toxic dump site that was privatized as a "Brownfield" site. Injured workers have requested that Waxman push the Energy Department pay for a NIOSH epidemiological study but Waxman is playing hide and seek. He refuses even to meet the workers but has called hearings on steroid use and Toyota. How about having a hearing about injured workers and community members on former military industrial sites which have been privatized. Apparently the developers have a bigger grip on Waxman than his constituents and public who he is supposed to represent.
Will Our 'Green Jobs' Dollars Help a Ritzy Car Company Open a Toxic Manufacturing Plant? (tags)
Tesla Motors Inc. is planning to build a "green" electric auto at a toxic dump site at Downey, CA. It has received $465 million from the DOE to build this non-union auto assembly plant where injured IATSE 44 movie workers and SEIU UHW Kaiser workers have been sickened.
Google/Paypal Owners Building "Green" Electric Car On Downey Toxic Dump Site?1/9 (tags)
Google owners Larry Page and Sergey Brin and former Paypal owner Elon Musk who is now CEO of Telsa Motors Inc. are planning to possibly build a "green" electric car on the highly toxic dump site in Downey owned by toxic site developer Stuart Licther. Lichter recently lost a SLAPP suit when he tried to shut up injured workers and worker advocates.
IATSE Local 44 Movie Propmaker Steve Basile At Tesla Motors To Report On Downey Toxic Dump (tags)
IATSE Local 44 Movie Propmaker Steve Basile talks about the health and safety conditions at the Stuart Lichter owned Downey Dump site where a movie studio and Kaiser hospital complex have been built. Now Tesla Motors wants to build a "green" auto assembly plant on the site financed by a DOE $465 million dollar loan. Basile went to the Tesla world headquarters in San Carlos to explain why this is a bad idea.
LA Congressman Waxman Challenged By Injured Downey Movie and Kaiser Workers (tags)
Environmental activist Sharon Kramer talks about the role of the corporate industry trade group ACOEM in preventing the treatment of workers injured by mold by writing into workers comp laws rules eliminating treatement for mold. She also reports that former US Senator Edward Kennedy eliminated a study exposing the conflict of interest by ACOEM and other corporate controlled groups on US workers comp policy
The Downey Toxic Hell Hole: Injured Workers, Liability And The Business Of Stuart Lichter (tags)
Comment on "Health complaints linked to former NASA site in Downey" from the L.A. Times. August 2, 2009
Health complaints linked to former NASA site in Downey - Injured Workers Fight For Healthc (tags)
Dozens of film workers at the Downey studio which was built on a highly toxic radioactive dump have been seriously injured and the developer Stuart Lichter is fighting to prevent being held responsible for their injuries
The Downey Toxic Hell Hole: Injured Workers, Liability And The Business Of Stuart Lichtn (tags)
Toxic site developer Stuart Lichter who has developed the Downey site in the Los Angeles area without properly cleaning up the site. Now hundreds of workers are sick and fighting for healthcare and some have been sued by Lichter for going public about the health dangers at the site.