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‘Rocketdyne Ranch’ rebuttal

Special Report Ventura County Reporter – December 26, 2002 The story “Rocketdyne Ranch” [Reporter, Dec. 12] is an outrageous hatchet job, one built almost entirely on deceptive editing and omission of fact. A case in point is the article’s treatment of a scientific screening for soil and surface water 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.

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.

A Keen Observer

A Keen Observer

Internet forums are strange places – virtual clubs where unseen individuals share information and opinions freely, passionately, and quite often, anonymously. Some give their real names and identifiers, others use nicknames or handles. Anonymity on the internet can serve an important purpose – for example, victims of domestic violence in […]

A Trail of Flames

A Trail of Flames

For decades, the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) activist community was relatively harmonious. Longtime members welcomed new activists, and the new activists were respectful toward them. Over the past few years, however, a handful of activists became increasingly competitive, disruptive, and volatile. Inappropriate behind the scenes behavior spilled into public […]

RADIOACTIVE NIGHTMARE

RADIOACTIVE NIGHTMARE

Government turns a blind eye as fallout from Fukushima heads our way By Michael Collins Pasadena Weekly – July 5, 2012 Millions of Southern Californians and tourists seek the region’s famous beaches to cool off in the sea breeze and frolic in the surf. Those iconic breezes, however, may be […]

Fracking Chemical Cocktail

Fracking Chemical Cocktail was the hottest Toxie at the Third Annual Toxies Awards for Bad Chemical Actors. Afterwards, EnviroReporter.com‘s Michael Collins and Frackie drilled down deeper into the subject of fracking. The result was A Fracking Night to Remember!

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.

2012 Toxies

2012 Toxies

The Third Annual Toxies Awards for Bad Chemical Actors was held June 24, 2012 at the Silent Film Theatre in Hollywood. It was A Fracking Night to Remember! Photos by Michael Collins/EnviroReporter.com, Chico Cortinas, G. McCarthy/Gary Leonard Photography & Dale Ramicone for EnviroReporter.com

Sensational headline and totally screwed up cover ALL the fault of clueless VC Reporter editors

A RADIOACTIVE NIGHTMARE

As fallout from Fukushima heads our way, the government turns a blind eye By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – June 7, 2012 READ OUR ANALYSIS OF “True facts about Ocean Radiation and the Fukushima Disaster” HERE Millions of Southern Californians and tourists seek the region’s famous beaches to cool […]

MURPHY RANCH

MURPHY RANCH

The fifth column was waiting By Michael Collins Los Angeles magazine – December 1996 In 1942, a Japanese submarine fired sixteen poorly aimed shells at the coastline north of Santa Barbara — the first foreign assault on the continental United States since 1812. Property values plunged up and down the […]

ROCKETDYNE STILL HOT

ROCKETDYNE STILL HOT

Questionable new EPA soil survey detects radiation thousands of times over cleanup triggers By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – March 22, 2012 More than half a century since several partial meltdowns at the former Rocketdyne complex in eastern Ventura County, astronomical amounts of radiation are still being unearthed at […]

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 […]