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.
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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 […]
Rocketdyne lab remediation left in limbo By Michael Collins (Ventura County Reporter – November 19, 2009) (UPDATED WITH BOEING’S RESPONSES FOLLOWING ARTICLE) Boeing’s filing of a federal complaint on Friday the 13th against the state’s Department of Toxic Substances Control over cleaning up the monstrously polluted Santa Susana Field Lab […]
U.S. EPA just announces new draft guidelines for vapors of the toxic solvent trichloroethylene or TCE. Now four times stronger limits for carcinogen that plagues L.A. groundwater.
The Coca complexis polluted by volatile organic compounds including trichloroethylene, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), metals, and dioxins.
Will new DTSC leadership in Runkle Canyon take concerns seriously over development of this property borders the nuclear area of Rocketdyne or again favor KB Home?
KB Home gave DTSC 41 environmental reports on Runkle Canyon and EnviroReporter.com analyzed each one and presented its 28 pages of findings to DTSC in July 2008.
Aerospace Cancer Museum of Education’s founder and director Bill Bowling says that the Runkle Canyon cleanup plan is inadequate and doesn’t address toxic trichlorethylene being found on the property.
Radiation Rangers ask why the cleanup plan for Runkle Canyon is being railroaded by government and developer without public input, ignoring even City of Simi Valley heavy metals report.
50 Years After a Santa Susana Nuclear Accident Holds Up Land Development By Michael Collins LA Weekly – July 22, 2009 All hell was about to break loose at the Sodium Reactor Experiment on July 23, 1959. The reactor, tucked into a corner of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in […]
State project manager for the KB Home/DTSC cleanup agreement, Norm Riley, said nothing about public input he’d received, including the Radiation Rangers’ response plan comments.
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.
On March 26, 2008, Radiation Rangers “Fearless Frank” Serafine and “The Good Reverend John” Southwick visited Runkle Canyon and found a strange sight – thousands of white rocks and what appeared to be some kind of white evaporate or precipitate covering large swaths of land. Southwick called EnviroReporter.com by cell […]
SSFL Area II includes the rocket test stands at the Coca Area, seen here. “Three test stands were initially constructed at the Coca area in 1956 to support the development of the Navaho and Atlas engines,” according to Rocketdyne Archives. “In 1963, two of the original stands were demolished and […]
By Bennett Ramberg Los Angeles Daily Journal – January 12, 2005 Although the Cold War ended a decade ago, its environmental legacy lives on. How to resolve nuclear contamination risks at government sites across the United States has become a matter of contention. A precedent-setting standard may emerge from recent […]
A half-century after his death, Jack Parsons’ twisted legacy lives on in the toxic soup his experiments created – and still hasn’t been cleaned up Part 2 of 2 By Michael Collins Pasadena Weekly – January 10, 2002 “And all who accept me the ANTICHRIST and the law of the […]