The office of Congressman Henry Waxman has refused repeated media requests to see 5,500 pages of information supplied to him by the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding the West Los Angeles VA. The Congressman is portrayed by staffers as not wanting to share any “sensitive financial” documents that might violate an agreement with VA Secretary R. James Nicholson.
Los Angeles CityBeat & ValleyBeat cover story “The Radiation Rangers” reveals high arsenic, nickel and vanadium in Runkle Canyon surface water. The Rangers hired Pat-Chem Laboratories to perform Runkle Canyon tests on Title 22 metals in water and soil after the City of Simi Valley rejected their request to inspect the water with them. The City instead cited a faulty KB Homes surface water report with missing data.