Articles Tagged With ‘Kettleman City’

Driver dies in Highway 46 collision

A 50-year-old man from Kettleman City died late Sunday night in a crash on Highway 46. Eric Wellington, 32, of Marysville, reportedly drove a Ford Expedition across the center yellow line just before midnight, clipping the front left of a... (Continue reading)

Kettleman City landfill hit with large penalties

Operators of a Kettleman City landfill face $1 million in collective penalties for improperly analyzing toxic waste while the nearby community of mostly low-income farmworkers is plagued by birth defects. [LATIMES] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that Chemical... (Continue reading)

EPA to investigate birth defects in Kettleman City

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to investigate a cluster of facial birth defects and other health issues among migrant farm workers in Kettleman City. [Los Angeles Times]. Residents of the town, a popular stop-off for drivers between the... (Continue reading)