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Charlie Justice, Rick Kriseman call on Crist to get Raytheon to act

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Angry that legislation they proposed on the issue was killed, two state representatives on Saturday called on Gov. Charlie Crist to become personally involved in the proposed cleanup of contaminated groundwater under a now-closed Raytheon plant and surrounding neighborhoods. State Sen. Charlie Justice and state Rep. Rick Kriseman sponsored legislation that would require companies to notify nearby property owners and public officials about pollutants. The bill was designed so no one would be kept in the dark about such contaminants,…

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Charlie Justice, Rick Kriseman to hold press conference over Raytheon plume

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State Sen. Charlie Justice (D- St. Petersburg) and state Rep. Rick Kriseman (D- St. Petersburg) will hold a press conference with members of the Azalea Neighborhood Association, Sierra Club and other members of the Pinellas Legislative Delegation, asking for immediate action by the Department of Environmental Protection to clean up the toxic plume that has plagued the neighborhoods of west St. Petersburg for over 15 years. DATE:           Saturday, June 5 TIME:            9 a.m. LOCATION: West side of Azalea Park, across…

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