Planners who fall down on the job

During the last part of July there was a big uproar in Carson about a tract of homes built on a site once owned by Shell Oil. The residents were complaining about harmful chemicals in the soil. They wanted to sue Shell Oil and make them buy back the property.
When the developer bought the land they had to know what had been there previously. Shell Oil no doubt had to meet certain EPA requirements. Therefore the EPA is responsible for compliance.
When a new tract of homes are built the Building ...

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