Environmental Effects of Gravel Mining in Irwindale, CA: Basic Information Is Not Available to Assess Health and Environmental Risks to the Community
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The Special Investigations Division of the House Committee on Government Reform initiated an investigation after residents of San Gabriel Valley expressed increasing concerns about the effects of nearby mining operations on their air and water. The investigation called for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide specific information as to the health and environmental effects of gravel mining operations. In addition, the investigation analyzed the health and environmental impacts of the gravel mining operations.