How investigative reporting stopped a public health disaster By Dean Kuipers Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat – December 31, 2003 June 13, 2002: Collins writes “Earthly Secrets” for LA Weekly, questioning what was in the water and soil of Ahmanson Ranch which is owned by Washington Mutual. Late June 2002: Residents hold […]
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[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands] The Ventura County Reporter cover story “Dirty Business – New law cleaning up Rocketdyne for parkland may not stop adjacent KB Home development pushed by Simi Valley City Council” included quotes culled from these selected excerpts. The speakers, […]
[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands] KB Home’s Runkle Canyon radiation tests questioned as more groundwater pollution is found and developer negotiates cleanup agreement with state By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – January 17, 2008 As soon as the Rev. John Southwick heard […]
Deadly Rocketdyne vapor threatens Ventura and Los Angeles Counties By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – February 13, 2003 When the poisonous rocket fuel oxidizer perchlorate was recently discovered in a Well #1 adjacent to Ahmanson Ranch intended for use in irrigating the proposed massive project, the news made national […]
[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands] EnviroReporter.com analysis – June 2008 MARCH 2008 ROCK SAMPLE WITH WHITE EVAPORATE A mysterious white evaporate or precipitate was found in Runkle Canyon by Rev. John Southwick and Frank Serafine on March 26, 2008 and given the […]
The Rocketdyne facility is more poisoned than anyone knew. Now residents and community leaders of the northwest San Fernando Valley and Ventura County supervisors want more testing before new homes get any closer. By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat – July 22, 2004 [KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now […]
2017 UPDATE EnviroReporter.com analysis of Runkle Canyon documents and tests – KB Home-supplied 41 reports This timeline analyzes 41 reports that KB Home supplied to DTSC as part of their “Voluntary Cleanup Agreement” of Runkle Canyon in December 2007. DTSC is the lead agency to oversee a new agreement that […]
2017 UPDATE This timeline presents an analysis of information generated by licensed laboratories that should trip DTSC guidelines to precipitate further soil, surface water and subsurface water testing in Runkle Canyon. This information was submitted to DTSC on July 3, 2008. SUMMARY In an e-mail to Simi Valley resident Frank […]
OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL STORIES POSTS (Dozens from 2009 to present) Fracking Chemical Cocktail’s sexy subversions, trichloroethylene in pepper spray, NASA monkey experimentation exposé and sparkly and toxic Perchlorate are just some of the wide-ranging stories here. BLACK SWAN SONGS EnviroReporter.com Special Investigation – October 14, 2013 Four-part EnviroReporter.com investigative series reveals […]
ROCKETDYNE LATEST NEWS (Dozens of Posts) Comprehensive coverage of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, home of the nation’s worst meltdown and astronomical contamination. ROCKETDYNE MAPS & PHOTOS GALLERIES Photographs and maps of Rocketdyne then and now. Extensive collection unique for this historic Hot Zone. SELECTED ARTICLES & SERIES: BRANDEIS-BARDIN’S TOXIC […]
KB Home’s lab Dade Moeller produces 10-page report showing strontium-90 radiation only a quarter of “background” for Runkle Canyon, a fraction of previous results. Hot zone hooey.