[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.]
READ our September 23, 2010 LA Weekly news story “Rocketdyne Cleanup Won’t Help Runkle Canyon – Historic fix doesn’t extend to tainted adjacent land where KB Home plans 461 condos [and homes].”
COMMENT here and at LA Weekly comments.
READ Cal-EPA’s Department of Toxic Substances Control’s “Review and Comments on the Runkle Canyon Response Plan” sent to developer KB Home July 22, 2010.
READ Michael Collins’ questions to DTSC about its Runkle Canyon Response Plan first submitted August 16, 2010. These questions, the majority of which remain unanswered, did yield the DTSC laboratory results for the single surface Runkle Creek water sample the department refers to in its July 22 message to KB Home.
READ DTSC’s Runkle Canyon Creek water sample lab report where the “split sample” of the same water found considerably different results that were then mischaracterized in the department’s Response Plan sent to KB Home.
READ EnviroReporter.com‘s analysis of the final DTSC Runkle Canyon Response Plan.
READ EnviroReporter.com‘s Runkle Canyon Comments Analysis.
READ EnviroReporter.com‘s Runkle Canyon Comments.
READ Railroading Runkle Canyon? This week-long series includes analysis and the comments of other individuals and groups concerned about Runkle Canyon’s contamination issues.
READ EnviroReporter.com‘s Runkle Canyon Investigation begun Spring 2005 and spanning the last five years.
SEE Runkle Canyon Gallery which includes photographs, maps, development poster boards, public meetings and canyon heavy metal testing by the Radiation Rangers and the City of Simi Valley.
SEE three Runkle Canyon Interactive Timelines that explore the history of the canyon, the various environmental testing done there, and the events that have led to today’s current situation.
WATCH the battle of Runkle Canyon on video.