“They had two broken fuel rods they had to remove from the reactor core. The last one pulled and fell on the floor before they could get it into the lead cask, and contaminated the High Bay area.”
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“What you don’t know is that in these secret negotiations that have gone on the last seven months, DOE, NASA, and Boeing have been resisting complying with that law and attempting to break the promise that they made to the Congress.”
Who has the time to actually go to a source when you can just be it yourself and impersonate reporters all in an effort to deny Rocketdyne’s 1959 meltdown? Chris Rowe does.
It’s likely that the Radiation Rangers will attend and may have questions of the panel about our revelations that Boeing claimed that no offsite testing had been done in Runkle Canyon.
New York Times short-shrifts weapons-grade uranium news angle about cardiac drug production that puts world further at risk of nuclear proliferation. Clueless reporting.
Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, looking at a $1.5 million shortfall in its upcoming budget, plans to drop $1.5 million on a “Runkle Park” with no mention of the pollution problems.
Kinetics Experiment Water Boiler (KEWB) reactor was SSFL’s first nuclear reactor. KEWB used a water solution of uranyl sulfate as its nuclear fuel. Last operated in 1966. Dismantling KEWB began in January 1975 and its closure detailed here. (Click thumbnail to view entire photograph)
“The [Former Sodium Disposal Facility], otherwise known as the “FSDR” or “Sodium Burn Pit”, was constructed in the early to middle 1950s and used to clean metallic sodium test components via direct contact with water,” reads a Department of Energy document on one of the most controversial and contaminated sites […]
The Santa Susana Field Laboratory’s 270-acre Area IV is dominated by the 90-acre Energy Technology Engineering Center where Rocketdyne’s nuclear work was performed. At the height of its activity, there were 270 numbered buildings on the site including over ten reactors, a “hot lab” where nuclear power plant fuel rods […]
50 years ago the Sodium Reactor Experiment meltdown that began on July 13, 1959 was spewing out 260 to 459 times more radiation than Three Mile Island’s meltdown in 1979.
EnviroReporter.com has discovered evidence that Boeing-supplied documents contain false data about Runkle Canyon, which is downhill from nuclear Area IV of former Rocketdyne.
Worst meltdown in U.S. history happened 30 miles northwest of L.A. for two weeks from July 13-26, 1959. Meltdown spewed hundreds of times more radiation than Three Mile Island in 1979.
Denise Anne Duffield, my multi-award-winning website designer, editor and better half, pulls out all the stops in this redesign for 2009. The website has since significantly evolved.
Marge Brown, former juvenile probation officer and opera singer, has vocalized for a complete cleanup of Rocketdyne even as she’s tried to appease astroturfers opposed to it.
CORPORATE POINTE LATEST NEWS (3 POSTS) EnviroReporter.com The latest news on our investigation of the Corporate Pointe West Hills facility in West Hills, California. Critics contend that radiological and chemical contamination have not been completely cleaned up. CORPORATE POINTE DOCUMENTS EnviroReporter.com An extensive collection of documents and links related to […]
The EnviroReporter.com interview – July 11, 2009 Michael Rose is a successful Los Angeles-based documentarian. His company, Michael Rose Productions, Inc., has produced over 200 documentaries for outlets in the US (PBS, The History Channel, the Travel Channel and others) that are seen in over 40 countries. Rose is also […]