Tag Archive for Toxic Waste

IUSD still not talking about new toxic waste found at new Portola High School site


It’s been more than a week since we left messages for IUSD superintendent Terry Walker to comment on Harvey Liss’s detailed article in the Irvine Community News & Views about significant new findings of toxic waste at the construction site for Irvine’s new Portola High School.  The district’s new Public Information Officer doesn’t start until…

Has more Toxic Waste been uncovered at Irvine’s Fifth High School Construction Site

Irvine HS Sites vs. Former El Toro Superfund Site

Hat trip to Irvine Community News & Views for this story that documents evidence that dangerous toxic waste has been uncovered during the construction of Irvine’s new Portola High School in the city’s Northeast corridor near the Musick Jail site. The piece, written by Harvey Liss, carefully documents the materials discovered through a series of…

Social Service Agency Building Sits on Toxic Waste


On Monday, the County of Orange Social Services Agency called employees working at the Agency facility located at 840 N. Eckhoff Street in Orange for an urgent meeting to discuss toxic waste tests at the location. It turns out, they’ve found significant levels of perchloroethylene, a known carcinogen, in the ground under the facility.