San Diego Sues Navy, Shipbuilders and Port District to Pay for Bay Cleanup

San Diego CityBeat | October 21, 2009
For nearly 30 years after the end of World War II, Naval personnel hosed down trucks and heavy machinery with diesel fuel, then dunked them in a tributary of San Diego Bay. It was all done in the name of "decontamination" -- ironic, because a new suit alleges this is one of dozens of practices cited as primary causes of sediment contamination in the bay.

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