Environment and Public Works
Statement of Senator Boxer on
EPA Announcement Regarding
Santa Susanna Toxic Waste Site
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, made the following remarks in response to the announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency will examine the threats posed by toxic contamination at the entire Santa Susanna Field Laboratory site in Ventura County, Calif., as a first step in assessing whether the site should be listed on Superfund’s national priorities list.
Senator Boxer said, “The EPA’s long-overdue decision to reexamine contamination at the Santa Susanna site is a step in the right direction for the families in