FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 11, 2011, farm fields and the San Bernardino Mountains frame the Western Environmental facility where odors emanating from the facility have allegedly ... more 
FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 11, 2011, farm fields and the San Bernardino Mountains frame the Western Environmental facility where odors emanating from the facility have allegedly caused residents of the area to become ill in Mecca, Calif. Community activists in Southern California’s Coachella Valley have been toiling to spread the word about the abandoned waste dumps, shoddy migrant housing and overburdened recycling facilities. Their work paid off last month, when the government regulators cracked down on a soil recycling plant blamed for a putrid stench that sickened dozens of children. Now, the groups are pressing for similar action at other toxic sites. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lenny Ignelzi
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 11:35 PM EDT