Rep. Ricky Hurtado

Former Army missile plant has polluted a Black, Latino neighborhood for more than 30 years

BY: - September 8, 2021

Military, private owner have allowed toxic contaminants to fester, avoided penalties while residents bear environmental burden Tattooed in ivy, bound in chain-link fence, Building 16 casts an ominous three-story shadow over several homes along Hilton Road. The window blinds are torn, as if it were sleeping with one eye open.