Tags: Hey - what's the color of dioxin?, They're green alright
Records indicated that the waste ponds were frequently inundated by the river. In addition to the fact that the dioxin waste seeped from the ponds into the river, records show that liquid waste was also intentionally pumped out of one of the ponds at the site, directly into the San Jacinto River. They say the pollution has created an ecological nightmare for the site and its environs. The pollution has caused authorities to warn nursing or pregnant women and children younger that 12 not to eat any fish or crab from the area.