Three Toxies – carcinogenic solvents trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (PCE) and the solid rocket fuel oxidizer perchlorate – crash a Baldwin Park community meeting on toxics.
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Revived SSFL Work Group meeting in Simi Valley about the massive Santa Susana Field Laboratory 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, site of the nation’s worst meltdown.
State DTSC denies revelations of Boeing illegally dumping and recycling radioactive material from former Rocketdyne, site of America’s worst partial nuclear reactor meltdown in 1959.
L.A. City Council votes unanimously to demand that NASA clean its polluted 450 acres at the Santa Susana Laboratory to background levels of radiation and chemical contamination.
Secret plan exposed after secret document posted online
By Michael Collins
Ventura County Reporter January 17, 2013
Aerospace giant Boeing plans to declare the former Rocketdyne site in the Simi Hills clean enough for public open space, even with recent findings of high radiation in the soil and continued chemical releases headed […]
2012 was a banner year for EnviroReporter.com’s in-depth investigations of Fukushima, Rocketdyne, Runkle Canyon, fracking, perchlorate and a host of environmental issues.
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.
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.”
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!
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.
KB Home representative and his attorney, perhaps flustered by the vocal opposition to the project, proceed to embark on an odyssey of ‘factual inaccuracies’ about Runkle Canyon development.
New contamination has been found on the Runkle Canyon development site and evidence that KB Home has blocked government requests for Clean Water Act data mandated by law.
In California, the toxin TCE
By Michael Collins
LA Weekly – Thursday, February 23, 2012
When seated Occupy UC Davis protesters turned their backs on Lt. John Pike and his UC Davis police squad clad in riot gear on Nov. 18, he had had enough.
Pike aimed a large can of First Defense […]
LA Weekly investigation finds the cancer-causing chemicals TCE and PCE being used as the base of pepper sprays sold in California with no mandatory Prop. 65 warnings.
State Department of Toxic Substances Control, in a sleight of land, has made a deal with KB Home that would leave Runkle Canyon unremediated for radioactive and chemical contamination.
First Annual Toxies Awards with Perchlorate as a sleak silver rocket girl with thrusters and fireworks, she was ‘the chemical that launched a thousand rockets’ including mine.
EnviroReporter.com discovers a pathway for pollutants from rocket test stands into the soil and groundwater at Rocketdyne – massive amounts of water sprayed after firings.
Human error helped worsen a nuclear meltdown just outside Los Angeles, and now human inertia has stymied the radioactive cleanup for half a century.
By Joan Trossman Bien and Michael Collins
Miller-McCune – August 24, 2009
For Release Saturday A.M., August 29, 1959
CANOGA PARK, CA
“During an inspection of fuel elements on July 26 […]