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El Cajon toxic plume still a problem for mobile home residents

El Cajon toxic plume still a problem for mobile home residents

Ana Hayes moved into her home at the Starlight Mobile Home Park in El Cajon in 1969. It’s where she raised her three children, and it’s where she and her husband still live. Her home sits above a toxic groundwater plume that residents first learned about in October 2016, though state officials and the company responsible for the contamination knew ... Read More »

Tests reveal vapors entered homes in El Cajon

Tests reveal vapors entered homes in El Cajon

Vapors from a dangerous chemical that runs underground in El Cajon have seeped into people’s homes, new air testing shows, contrary to what some residents were led to expect when they learned of the plume last October. In some homes, people may have breathed the gas for years or even decades. State officials offered 19 households in the Starlight Mobile ... Read More »