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AIR OF DECEIT: A CAP AND TRADE FRAUD LIKE NO OTHER
Was convicted smog-credit swindler Anne Sholtz also part of shady international ‘money repatriation schemes’ with links to the CIA?
Pasadena Weekly – August 20, 2009

AIR QUALITY AGENCY FALLS VICTIM TO EDIFICE COMPLEX
Los Angeles Business Journal – September 9, 1991

BARBECUERS ARE DOING A SLOW BURN
AQMD lighter fluid ban is hot spot of controversy.
Los Angeles Business Journal – October 1, 1990

CALLS FOR REDUCING CHROMIUM LEVELS IN WATER GO UNHEEDED
A state agency wants to raise the threshold for acceptable amounts in Valley wells. But not all agree the chemical poses a real threat.
Los Angeles Times – August 20, 2000

CHROMIUM 6 SUSPECTED AT DISNEY STUDIOS
Air conditioning system in Burbank may be a source of water contamination.
Los Angeles Times – August  23, 2012

CLEARING THE WATERS
New charges point out dearth of prosecutions in chromium 6 cases of contaminated groundwater.
Los Angeles City Beat – November 18, 2004

DEFUNCT STEAM PLANS DRAINING MWD
Customers to foot bill until projects are paid off – in 2024.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune -Jun 16, 1993

DROPPING SCIENCE
Chromium 6 is a known carcinogen, but the implosion of a blue-ribbon panel of scientists means we still don’t know how much is safe in L.A.’s drinking water.
Los Angeles City Beat – June 3, 2004

DWP FAILED TO INFORM COUNCIL ON TAINTED WELLS, LAWMAKERS SAY
Chick and Wachs criticize agency, which concedes it failed to fulfill its watchdog role on chromium 6 in water.
Los Angeles Times – September 15, 2000

GARBAGE ALLIANCES ASSAILED
Grassroots Groups Say They Need Corporate Allies to Compete.
Daily News of Los Angeles – July 8, 1996

IMPOSSIBLE CHOICES
While cleaning up solvents in L.A.’s water supply, did regulators pull another potentially deadly chemical into the pipes?
Los Angeles City Beat – July 8, 2004

LEAD-PAINT CLEANUP STALLED IN BOYLE HEIGHTS
D.A. Garcetti can’t get the lead out at vast housing complex.
LA Weekly – December 27, 1997

KEEPING THEIR DISTANCE
As the investigative net tightens, creditors and friends of Anne Sholtz keep a low profile
Pasadena Weekly – March 28, 2003

LOCKHEED FEARS PERSIST
Burbank-Area Residents Dispute Cancer-Incident Survey.
Daily News of Los Angeles – November 3, 1996

LOCKHEED QUAGMIRE GROWS
Contractor wants Pentagon to pay hunk of toxic cleanup tab.
Daily News of Los Angeles – September 15, 1996

LOCKHEED RESOLVES TOXIC CLAIMS
Residents near Burbank B-1 plant to receive $60 million.
Daily News of Los Angeles – August 4, 1996

LOCKHEED RETAINING HALF OF SETTLEMENT
Daily News of Los Angeles – September 17, 1996

MEMOS DETAIL LOCKHEED SETTLEMENT
Lawyer’s Notes to Burbank Residents Disclosed
Daily News of Los Angeles – September 30, 1996

MORE RESIDENTS SEEK DAMAGES FROM LOCKHEED
Daily News of Los Angeles – August 16, 1996

MWD BOONDOGGLE
Water district lost millions in failed L.A. real estate deal.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune – March 31, 1993

MWD PAID DEVELOPER MILLIONS.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune – April 24, 1993

PAR FOR THE LANDFILL
Golf and other recreational uses are being developed for dumps after they reach their capacity.
Los Angeles Times – June 20, 2000

PAYOUT (IN LOCKHEED SETTLEMENT) MAY SET MODEL IN FUTURE CASES
Daily News of Los Angeles – August 6, 1996

ROCKETDYNE GETS HEALTH STUDY BEFORE PANELISTS
Daily News of Los Angeles – August 3, 1996

ROCKWELL DEBACLE: HOW DID IT START?
Investigators Probe Waste Violations.
Daily News of Los Angeles – April 14, 1996

ROCKWELL’S FLAWED ENVIRONMENTAL RECORD QUESTIONS RAISED OVER HISTORY OF INFRACTIONS AT COMPANY SITES
Daily News of Los Angeles – July 23, 1995

SCORE ONE FOR TREES
To Keep the Mighty Oak from Falling, L.A. Has Toughened Rules Protecting Oaks, Sycamores and Other Trees. Some Say It’s about Time. Other Predict Headaches for Homeowners.
Los Angeles Times – May 7, 2006

SMOKE AND MIRRORS
A Pasadena firm comes under suspicion for allegedly misappropriating millions for L.A.’s smog credit trading industry
Pasadena Weekly– December 12, 2002

SMOKE SCREEN
After five years, Anne Sholtz has yet to be sentenced for her role in multimillion-dollar smog-credit scam.
Pasadena Weekly – March 20, 2008

STEAM PLANT FUELED POLITICAL BLOW-UP
Daily News of Los Angeles – April 28, 1996

TOXICS LAW MAY HAVE SWAYED LOCKHEED CASE
Case involving state toxics law was ‘waiting to happen.’
Daily News of Los Angeles – August 26, 1996

TROUBLED WATERS
Chromium 6 is the poison made infamous by Erin Brockovich. Now it threatens the waster supply of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles City Beat – April 22, 2004

UP IN SMOKE
Victims stunned by light sentence in multimillion-dollar smog-credit scam.
Pasadena Weekly – May 1, 2008