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Community activists want Halaco plant cleaned up

Near the hollowed-out, rusted, graffiti-covered buildings of the shuttered Halaco metal-recycling plant, a group of community activists gathered Thursday at a dead end near an Oxnard beach, hoping to light a fire under local and federal officials to clean up the contaminated site. “People are stalling, and they stalled so long in shutting it down,” said Jim Hensley, deputy director of the League of United Latin American Citizens in Oxnard. “We want it cleaned up.” For the full story click here

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