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Halaco (State of California)

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1.0 Site Identification

Type of Site: Unknown
Location: Oxnard, CA
License No.: 0748
Docket No.:
License Status: Unknown

2.0 Site Status Summary

In the early 1960's Halaco, an aluminum and magnesium recycler, accepted Mag-Thor for recycling. The Mag-Thor reduced Thorium rich slag and was relocated to the Halaco waste management unit resulting in a 40 foot high pile of slag containing areas that exceed .05% Thorium by weight.

3.0 Major Technical or Regulatory Issues

Licensee declared bankruptcy in 2003 and became non-responsive to Department inquiries. Site has since been deemed an EPA Superfund.

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