In this photo taken Wednesday, May 11, 2011, Delia Alvarez, principal of the Saul Martinez elementary school in Mecca, Calif. displays a photo of toxic waste from the Western Environmental facility in... more 
In this photo taken Wednesday, May 11, 2011, Delia Alvarez, principal of the Saul Martinez elementary school in Mecca, Calif. displays a photo of toxic waste from the Western Environmental facility in this small desert town. Strong odors emanating from the facility are blamed for illnesses suffered by students and teachers at the school. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lenny Ignelzi
Sun, May 22, 2011 11:32 PM EDT