No common link for birth defects near CA dump

KETTLEMAN CITY, Calif. After a state investigation, officials found no common health or environmental link between birth defects near the city, where residents are fighting the expansion of Chemical Waste Management Inc.'s landfill.

Officials reviewed the cases of 11 children born with birth defects, and they also combed through air, soil and water in the community.

/*Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger*/ ordered the investigation in February.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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