SoCaL Insider with Rick Reiff

Toxic Neighbor

Clip | 11m 59s

The AQMD says folks living and working in a neighborhood near the Newport Beach-Costa Mesa border are being exposed to “unacceptably high” levels of carcinogens because of emissions from a metal finishing plant, Hixson Metal Finishing. David Nazar reports on the dangerous chemical, the threat to health and what the company and regulators have – and haven't – done to deal with the problem.

Aired: 05/06/14

Rating: NR

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Automobile Club of Southern California, City National Bank, Gemini Industries, FivePoint Communities, Snell & Wilmer, LLP., UC Irvine