MILL VALLEY DUMP
120 Camino Alto, Marin County, California
The Biggio Brothers operated a private dump (landfill) from the 1920s until the 1950s with few government regulations on waste disposal. The city of Mill Valley acquired the property after the dump closed.
1920s – 1950s Mill Valley Dump
No record found of cleanup of the Mill Valley Dump.
1972 Mill Valley Middle School opens on top of a portion of the closed dump
1989 Heavy metals and arsenic are found in soil samples taken at the school
1991 Benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene, xylenes, antimony, arsenic and lead are in soil samples taken at the community center to be built next to Mill Valley Middle School. Plans for the center include softball and soccer fields.
1995 Methyl ethyl ketone, chlorobenzene and acetone are found in groundwater. Gases within the dump are measured at explosive concentrations.
1996 Pipes are installed beneath the newly built gymnasium addition at the Mill Valley Middle School to collect gases from the dump. The gases will be piped
to the roof level and released into the air.
1998 Methane gas is measured at explosive concentrations in soil samples taken from an area planned for the community center.
1998 Sports fields open on a portion of the community center site. Five newly installed modular classrooms at Mill Valley Middle School are equipped with alarms set to go off if gases from the dump reach explosive concentrations within the classrooms
1998 The Mill Valley Community Center opens. Pipes are installed beneath the buildings to collect gases from the landfill. Chemical gases are piped to the roof and released into the air. Alarms are set to go off if gases from the dump reach explosive concentrations within the buildings.
2008 Children and adults continue to play, work and attend schools on the Mill Valley Dump. Tamalpais Pre-Kindergarten, Tam Valley Elementary School and Mill Valley Middle School are all on a portion of the dumpsite.... more
Mill Valley has a reputation, well deserved for outstanding schools. When my children were younger I was the PTA President of one of Mill Valley's best elementary schools, Tamalpais Valley. There are 5
your not getting answers to the question , your are getting sales pitches to use thier services. think of it as 4-6% of $1.2 in your example , split between the two real estate companies that represent the buyer and seller. Each agent gets a percentage of that number from the real estate company. the homeowner that is selling the property pays the commisions normally ... agents can give up commisions to gets deals done if needed... agents in a tight market are worth every penny they earn. dont get hung up on commisions pick a good agent and pay them fairly.... more
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I would chalk part of it to the "ebbs and flows" of life. I grew up in MV mostly in the 70's and moved away with family in '79. Back then it was a different scene. I imagine this current scene will also run it's course. My personal feelings are the younger generation are not so materistic, they don't want expensive cars or huge homes. So this may cycle through in time. I'd like to move back with my own family if we could only afford it. As an aside, we drive a beat up 96 Toyota Corolla. I hope they don't sneer at us!... more
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Find out locations of closed dumpsites (landfills) before moving to Marin County. I know of homes, parks and schools built on former dumpsites in Mill Valley, Larkspur and Corte Madera. Recently, there was yet another gas leak at Mill Valley Middle School which was built on top of an enormous landfill containing carcinogenic chemicals and highly explosive, highly flammable gases. Protect yourself and your family by doing the research before you move.... more
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