Year: 2009

The BLU-49 was a ring-tailed anti-personnel fragmentation bomblet.

Bombs Away at Aerojet Chino Hills

Aerojet and Weston have done a good job finding 52 “munitions and explosives of concern” across a 39-acre area of the 800-acre facility, along with 70 pounds of munitions debris.

This man says NO to the horrors of nuclear war.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration

Los Angeles Area Disarmament Coalition holds commemoration of 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The event includes “mindful walk” to City Hall.

Atomics International "Hot Lab" in 1962 on property now called Corporate Pointe at West Hills.

Eating Trammell Crow?

The property will not need an EIR which would have, among many other things, determined the condition of the sewer system under Corporate Pointe at West Hills.

Vapor or plastic? Sage Ranch toxic soil was carefully handled


Why Boeing would mischaracterize the number of trucks going down into the San Fernando Valley and not volunteer to have environmental protections during this clean up?

Tougher toxic excavation and transport standards at Aerojet Chino Hills

Goo To Go

Thousands of truckloads of toxic cargo could rumble through the San Fernando Valley over the lifetime of the Rocketdyne cleanup, scheduled for completion in 2017.

Mary Wiesbrock addressing Simi Valley City Council about Runkle Canyon contamination.

Runkle Rousing

State project manager for the KB Home/DTSC cleanup agreement, Norm Riley, said nothing about public input he’d received, including the Radiation Rangers’ response plan comments.

More Meltdown Man

More Meltdown Man

“They had two broken fuel rods they had to remove from the reactor core. The last one pulled and fell on the floor before they could get it into the lead cask, and contaminated the High Bay area.”

Too Hot to Handle?

Merry Widow Health Mine

Being vacation season, we thought we’d check up on the Merry Widow Health Mine in Montana for you folks searching for an exciting and hot place to visit with the family.

Reading Writing & Radiation

Reading Writing & Radiation

The knowledge offered by the Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council and Technology Innovation Program is a must for those folks keen on understanding Rocketdyne contamination.

The Gloves Come Off

The Gloves Come Off

“What you don’t know is that in these secret negotiations that have gone on the last seven months, DOE, NASA, and Boeing have been resisting complying with that law and attempting to break the promise that they made to the Congress.”

Meltdown Denier

Meltdown Denier

Who has the time to actually go to a source when you can just be it yourself and impersonate reporters all in an effort to deny Rocketdyne’s 1959 meltdown? Chris Rowe does.

Rocketdyne meeting tonight in Simi Valley

Rocketdyne meeting tonight in Simi Valley

It’s likely that the Radiation Rangers will attend and may have questions of the panel about our revelations that Boeing claimed that no offsite testing had been done in Runkle Canyon.

Heart Attacks or H-Bombs?

Heart Attacks or H-Bombs?

New York Times short-shrifts weapons-grade uranium news angle about cardiac drug production that puts world further at risk of nuclear proliferation. Clueless reporting.

Runkle Canyon goo had heavy metals contamination ignored by both developers and City of Simi Valley.

Runkle Park – Build it and they will bum

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, looking at a $1.5 million shortfall in its upcoming budget, plans to drop $1.5 million on a “Runkle Park” with no mention of the pollution problems.