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(San Jose Mercury News) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent Saturday in Oakland, visiting seven sites including the notorious AMCO SuperFund site in West Oakland — considered one of the most toxic in the nation — and learning about a residential lead cleanup program set to begin in surrounding neighborhoods.”This SuperFund site is in a community of people who care enough about the environment and about other communities that they don’t want contaminated soil excavated and just taken to another SuperFund site in another community of color,” said EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson during a news conference at Oakland’s federal building after the daylong tour.

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