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2007-11-08 09:00:31

By Paul Rogers Cargill Salt has agreed to pay $228,000 to settle charges that it violated state water pollution laws last year after spilling 218,000 gallons of toxic brine into the marshes along San Francisco Bay near Fremont. The toxic spill, Cargill's sixth in or around the Bay since 1999, killed fish and plants in the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The spill occurred on Aug. 3, 2006. That morning, a Cargill employee began pumping bittern, a byproduct of...