Year: 2012

Rad State Road Trip

Rad State Road Trip

Thirteen state EnviroReporter.com road trip through the West and Midwest this autumn reveals lower fallout rate of suspected Fukushima radiation.

LA River Headwaters at SSFL - William Preston Bowling

Up a River Without a Cleanup

Boeing’s lobbying power, and its success in turning DTSC into a ‘captured agency’ assures that contamination will continue to gush into the L.A. River, object of a $2 billion renovation.

Boeing lobbyist Peter Weiner testifies in support of DTSC director Debbie Raphael

Toxic Department

DTSC called a “captured agency.” Astroturf collaborators claim no more cleanup is needed, guided by greenwashing plan by publicist Gary Polakovic . Contamination discounted.

Operation Astroturf

Operation Astroturf

Boeing greenwashes the polluted Rocketdyne site above the San Fernando Valley by pushing for and offering to fund an “astroturf” Community Advisory Group (CAG) led by Christina Walsh.

Dirty Deeds

Dirty Deeds

Exclusive footage of sloppy Boeing demolition work sending clouds of dust into the San Fernando Valley from polluted part of lab down into Happy Valley above Dayton Canyon.

Rad News Digest II

Rad News Digest II

Rad News Digest II with new top-down article aggregation of the best stories on radiation-related news spanning from March 11, 2011 through December 1, 2012.

Greenwashing Rocketdyne

Greenwashing Rocketdyne

Boeing’s meltdown makeover begins with former Los Angeles Times reporter Gary Polakovic’s plan to sell lab as “a site with a sordid past to one with potential.”

Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover

Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover

Five-part exposé. Thousands of pages of documents, reports, interviews, e-mails, photographs and surveillance video of demolition at SSFL reveal vast Boeing meltdown makeover.

Toxies character Perchlorate blasts off at Farmers Field

AEG Punts Perchlorate Football at Farmers Field

Like Wile E. Coyote roping himself to a perchlorate-powered rocket, the Los Angeles City Council is set to make an historic deal to approve the $1.2 billion Farmers Field project in downtown.

Screen capture from AEG YouTube video rendering of fireworks at rock concert at just-approved Farmers Field in Los Angeles.

AEG’s Perchlorate Problem

AEG’s Farmers Field $1.2 billion project gets nod from L. A. Planning Commission despite EIR leaving out data about toxic oxidizer perchlorate in fireworks facility will shoot off every day.

Fracked

Fracked

EnviroReporter.com takes on Fracking Chemical Cocktail and Trichloroethylene. Reporter meets his match in “Frackie” where the chemistry sparks over drilling and fracking. Hot stuff!

Runkle Canyon Fraud and Folly

Runkle Canyon Fraud and Folly

Fight intensifies over KB Home development in Runkle Canyon heavy metal and radioactive contamination. False statements and illegal taping plague Simi Valley planning commission meeting.

A Fracking Night to Remember

A Fracking Night to Remember

Fracking Chemical Cocktail heats up the Third Annual Toxies Awards for Bad Chemical Actors at the Silent Movie Theatre in Hollywood where the worst of the worst chemicals are honored.