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NUCLEAR REACTIONS

Veterans Administration begins testing for radioactive waste beneath popular dog park and surrounding areas including Brentwood School By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat – December 7, 2006 In direct response to a five-year CityBeat and EnviroReporter.com investigation into a biomedical nuclear waste dump in Brentwood, the Veterans Administration has begun […]

WHICH WAY THE WIND BLOWS

Runkle Canyon is poised to be Simi Valley’s newest neighborhood. But did the city misinterpret the risk of radioactive material in the ground? By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – March 17, 2005 Cattle graze on verdant hills as winter winds whip through the branches of centuries-old oaks on Runkle […]

HOT ZONE

Rocketdyne’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory was on the frontlines of the Cold War. Now some who lived near “The Hill” say they share two distinctions: chronic illness and the unswerving belief that the lab caused it By Michael Collins Los Angeles magazine – June 1998 ON A HOT JULY NIGHT […]

NEIGHBORHOOD THREAT – Annotated

Runkle Canyon is poised to be Simi Valley’s newest neighborhood. But did the city misinterpret the risk of radioactive material in the ground? By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat – March 10, 2005 Cattle graze on verdant hills as winter winds whip through the branches of centuries-old oaks on Runkle […]

NEIGHBORHOOD THREAT

Runkle Canyon is poised to be Simi Valley’s newest neighborhood. But did the city misinterpret the risk of radioactive material in the ground? By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat – March 10, 2005 Cattle graze on verdant hills as winter winds whip through the branches of centuries-old oaks on Runkle […]

Lights Out Lantern - Oct 8 2014 Sun photo by NASA

Lights Out

Failure to harden electrical infrastructure and spent nuclear fuel storage leaves U.S. and world vulnerable to solar or terrorist induced apocalypse.

China Syndrome Town

China Syndrome Town

EnviroReporter.com exposes plots that would keep the Santa Susana Field Laboratory radioactive and chemically contaminated, saving the polluters hundreds of millions.

High Stakes for Hot Property

High Stakes for Hot Property

Revived SSFL Work Group meeting in Simi Valley about the massive Santa Susana Field Laboratory 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, site of the nation’s worst meltdown.

Glow in the Dark Park

Glow in the Dark Park

Lab owner Boeing may have been illegally tearing down radioactively impacted buildings at Rocketdyne, then dumping and recycling the metal, concrete and asphalt.

Truth or Scare?

Truth or Scare?

Cleanup opponents claim remediating nuclear and chemical contamination at SSFL is bad. One boasts that eating dirt at the lab wouldn’t be hazardous even at 1,000 times background.

Rewriting Rocketdyne

Rewriting Rocketdyne

Department of Energy falsely inflates the amount of radioactive Rocketdyne dirt to be excavated by five times and considers lesser cleanup standards than its signed DTSC agreement.

Stopping SONGS’ Black Swan

Stopping SONGS’ Black Swan

Removing the terrorist threats to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station exposed by the Black Swan SONGS series can specifically strengthen this vulnerable nuclear installation.

Hit Men for Hot Zones

Hit Men for Hot Zones

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station exposed as vulnerable to rocket attack on its two spent fuel pools by terrorists and even dry casked fuel appears vulnerable to on-foot attack.

San Onofre’s Risky Business

San Onofre’s Risky Business

Exposé shows San Onofre is vulnerable to rocket attack from adjacent freeway and perimeter road and power could be cut to nuclear plant’s spent fuel pools by cutting electric power.

SONGS’ Lethal Legacy

SONGS’ Lethal Legacy

Should 1,800 tons of SONGS spent fuel catch fire due to cooling pools water loss, the impossible-to-extinguish fire could unleash fatal radiation doses to everyone within 10 miles.

Boeing’s Meltdown Mess

Boeing’s Meltdown Mess

Consumer Watchdog and a coalition of environmental groups threatened to sue State over Boeing illegally tearing down radioactive structures at Santa Susana Field Laboratory.