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Tijuana man gets jail time for toxic dumping

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A Tijuana man receives jail time for dumping a toxic mix into a local landfill.

Raul Gonzalez Lopez entered a guilty plea for picking up trash which contained dangerous chemicals from a National City business, then knowingly dumping it at the Miramar landfill.

According to the EPA, the chemicals could have combined producing a vapor that could cause instant death.

Lopez was arrested in Mexico and extradited to face trial in the case.

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