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EnviroReporter.com DECADE 2006-2016

EnviroReporter.com DECADE 2006-2016

EnviroReporter.com marks a major milestone – the online news organization turns 10 today having begun publishing May 18, 2006 with a story about the biomedical nuclear and chemical dump in the Los Angeles suburb of Brentwood. Story stopped a $4 billion scheme to privatize the West L.A. Veterans Administration. So began this award-winning environmental news outfit which says its best is yet to come.

The Toxies in Baldwin Park – March, 22, 2014

Three Toxies – carcinogenic solvents trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (PCE) and the solid rocket fuel oxidizer Perchlorate – crash a Baldwin Park community meeting on toxics. The result is the feature story Toxies play starring role in San Gabriel Valley where Perchlorate, in particular, sizzles.

High Stakes for Hot Property

High Stakes for Hot Property

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.

City of LA to Feds – Clean up SSFL

City of LA to Feds – Clean up SSFL

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.

VCReporter’s “Greenwashing” Rocketdyne

VCReporter’s “Greenwashing” Rocketdyne

Secret plan exposed after secret document posted online By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter January 17, 2013 [KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] Aerospace giant Boeing plans to declare the former Rocketdyne site in the Simi Hills clean enough for public open space, […]

EnviroReporter’s 2012 Year in Review

EnviroReporter’s 2012 Year in Review

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.

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.

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.”

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!

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.

Runkle Canyon Tanks

Runkle Canyon Tanks

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.

Runkle Roulette

Runkle Roulette

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.

WHAT’S IN PEPPER SPRAY?

WHAT’S IN PEPPER SPRAY?

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 […]

What's in Pepper Spray? Illustration by Jimmy Giegerich

What’s in Pepper Spray?

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.