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Santa Fe Springs, California

Santa Fe Springs is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Incorporated in 1957, Santa Fe Springs has a current population of just over 16,000. From an early history of ranching and petroleum production, Santa Fe Springs has developed into city of industry, with defense, automotive and aerospace industries at the forefront. Among the city's top employers are Presto Food Products, motorcycle racing products supplier Vance & Hines, and Trojan Battery Company.

Santa Fe Springs was founded in 1871 by J.E. Fulton as Fulton Wells. Early development centered on the town's mineral springs. A year-round resort hotel, baths and swimming hole were built, and the mineral water was also bottled and sold as a medicinal tonic. Oil was discovered in 1921, and derricks began to sprout on the new Santa Fe Springs oil field. Despite some early difficulty with "blow-outs" which resulted in spectacular well fires, Santa Fe Springs soon became a successful oil town. The Wilshire Oil Company refinery, built in 1936, was sold to Gulf Oil Corporation in 1960, and later to Golden West Refining Company in 1983. The refinery ceased operations in 1992. The Powerine Oil Company refinery operated, with a brief interruption and several changes of owner, from 1934 until 1995. In the second half of the 20th century, the city developed a number of automotive parts businesses. The Moon Equipment Company was founded in the 1950s. Today, renamed Mooneyes for their well-known cartoon logo, they continue to sell specialty hot-rod parts and accessories from their original shop location. The Egge Machine Company, makers of vintage engine parts, arrived in 1972. Santa Fe Springs is also home to U. S. Aerospace, Inc., which produces aircraft assemblies for aerospace manufacturers.

Santa Fe Springs has a lengthy history of industry in fields known to have used asbestos-containing materials, making asbestos exposure, and the risk of mesothelioma, an ongoing concern. We provide information about mesothelioma treatment options in and around Santa Fe Springs at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Santa Fe Springs, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Santa Fe Springs

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Santa Fe Springs where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • American Forest Products Corporation
  • Amoco Chemical Corporation
  • Associated Oil
  • California Gasoline Company
  • Central Plants
  • Douglas Oil
  • Eagle Oil & Refining Company
  • General Petroleum
  • Golden West Refinery
  • Grano Steel
  • Griffith Company
  • Gulf Oil Company
  • Marcus A. Mcclure Company
  • Michelin Distribution Facility
  • Mission Clay Production
  • Mobil
  • Mohawk Oil
  • Pacific Clay Products
  • Pacific Craker Company
  • Powerine Oil Company
  • Productol Company
  • Pump Equipment & Engineering Company
  • Rothschild Oil Company
  • Shaffer Tool Works
  • Shell Oil
  • Southwestern Portland Cement
  • Texaco
  • Union Oil
  • United Fabricators
  • United Riggers
  • Us Gypsum
  • Western Galvinizing Company
  • Wilshire Oil Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Santa Fe Springs, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Santa Fe Springs, California. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


1441 Eastlake Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Distance: 11.3 miles


8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Distance: 19.8 miles


Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distance: 23.3 miles


1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

Distance: 15.7 miles


10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 87.8 miles


10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 87.8 miles


Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 89.4 miles


St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 14.9 miles


Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 14.9 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Santa Fe Springs, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Santa Fe Springs, California. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Michael Y. Chang
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
4867 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Distance: 18.3 miles

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron
University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
10780 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Distance: 22.7 miles

Dr. Joel M. Baumgartner
University of California San Diego Cancer Center
Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Distance: 89.4 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Santa Fe Springs, California

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in California, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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