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Atomic Tombstones Galleries

Atomic Tombstones Galleries

On January 9, 2008, EnviroReporter.com visited the biomedical nuclear and chemical dump at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Brentwood, an upscale neighborhood in west Los Angeles. We were there to see if the VA had finally begun Phase Two of its investigation and characterization of this site that we […]

Veterans Park – December 11, 2008

Veterans Park – December 11, 2008

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] One of the most valuable pieces of land in the nation, on a per acre basis, […]

Atomic Tombstones – December 11, 2008

Atomic Tombstones – December 11, 2008

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] The dump looked deader than usual with the vegetation suffering in the continuing drought. The tombstones […]

Atomic Tombstones – November 22, 2009

Atomic Tombstones – November 22, 2009

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] Nearly two years after EnviroReporter.com first found these soldiers’ tombstones sticking out of the ground in […]

Atomic Tombstones – November 19, 2009

Atomic Tombstones – November 19, 2009

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] The brush-choked biomedical nuclear and chemical dump remains the same. The gravestones remain untouched. Soccer players […]

Atomic Tombstones – July 30, 2008

Atomic Tombstones – July 30, 2008

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] The biomedical nuclear and chemical dump at the West LA VA in Brentwood is supposed to […]

Atomic Tombstones – June 9, 2009

Atomic Tombstones – June 9, 2009

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] Thick brush now filled the dump but didn’t conceal the tombstones. The gate from the dump […]

Atomic Tombstones – March 2, 2008

Atomic Tombstones – March 2, 2008

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] Fourteen months after EnviroReporter.com first spotted the disgarded soldiers’ grave markers, nothing had been done to […]

Atomic Tombstones – February 24, 2009

Atomic Tombstones – February 24, 2009

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] At first this later winter trip to the dump produced no surprises – the soldiers’ gravestones […]

Atomic Tombstones – January 13, 2008

Atomic Tombstones – January 13, 2008

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] These disconcerting photographs clearly show soldiers’ tombstones in the West Los Angeles VA’s biomedical nuclear and […]

Atomic Tombstones – January 9, 2008

Atomic Tombstones – January 9, 2008

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] The white marble slabs of the tombstones stood out, contrasting with the dirt, plants, concrete rubble […]

THE HILLS HAVE EYES – VC Reporter

THE HILLS HAVE EYES – VC Reporter

Simi Valley residents unite to fight ‘hot’ KB Home development in Runkle Canyon By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – September 28, 2006 [KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] “I am not a tree hugger, an environmental activist, or an Erin Brockovich wannabe,” […]

REAL HOT PROPERTY – LA CITYBEAT

REAL HOT PROPERTY – LA CITYBEAT

A popular Brentwood dog park on Veterans Administration property is built over an old radioactive waste dump that may soon be unearthed by proposed development By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat – May 25, 2006 SUVs and luxury sedans glide into the Barrington Dog Park just south of Sunset Boulevard […]

UCLA/VA radiation experiments included this 1954 test on bunnies and people.

WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED – LA CITYBEAT

Brentwood dump contains radioactive remains from decades of animal and human tests By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat – May 25, 2006 During the 1950s and ’60s, both UCLA and the Veterans Administration were deeply engaged in the Atomic Age, doing their part for the Cold War by performing radiation […]

Darkness Over the Land

Darkness Over the Land

A rowdy romp with a cast of characters whose devotion to their earthly paradise is devilishly delightful. Their sizzling tales shed light on the hottest, lowest land in North America.

DARKNESS OVER THE LAND

DARKNESS OVER THE LAND

A Love Story By Michael Collins EnviroReporter.com – November 18, 2009 The October moon rose over the Funeral Mountains and shed its ghostly light upon Darkness. She was perched on a sun burnt spit of land above the salt pan, a dark angel ready for flight. Her black wings cast […]