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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.

EPA Nukes Radiation Rules*

EPA Nukes Radiation Rules*

Proposed U.S. EPA “Protective Action Guide” allows hundreds to thousands of times more radiation in disasters than the agency had previously allowed. More cancers deaths seem likely.

City of LA to Feds – Clean up SSFL

City of LA to Feds – Clean up SSFL

L.A. City Council votes unanimously to demand that NASA clean its polluted 450 acres at the Santa Susana Laboratory to background levels of radiation and chemical contamination.

Radiation Food Lab

Radiation Food Lab

Thousands of food and drink radiation tests worldwide are conducted and compiled by Radiation Station Sunshine Coast Australia’s Peter Daley. Most comprehensive compendium.

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.

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EPA Radiation Report meeting 12-12-12

Faced with a community incensed by EPA chucking out its own background standards, the EPA held its own meeting December 12 at the Grande Vista in Simi Valley. This time DTSC tagged along with the federal agency. Television crews swarmed the hotel lobby looking for concerned folks to interview. They […]

LA River Headwaters at SSFL - William Preston Bowling

Up a River Without a Cleanup

Boeing’s lobbying power, and its success in turning DTSC into a ‘captured agency’ assures that contamination will continue to gush into the L.A. River, object of a $2 billion renovation.

Boeing lobbyist Peter Weiner testifies in support of DTSC director Debbie Raphael

Toxic Department

DTSC called a “captured agency.” Astroturf collaborators claim no more cleanup is needed, guided by greenwashing plan by publicist Gary Polakovic . Contamination discounted.

Operation Astroturf

Operation Astroturf

Boeing greenwashes the polluted Rocketdyne site above the San Fernando Valley by pushing for and offering to fund an “astroturf” Community Advisory Group (CAG) led by Christina Walsh.

Dirty Deeds

Dirty Deeds

Exclusive footage of sloppy Boeing demolition work sending clouds of dust into the San Fernando Valley from polluted part of lab down into Happy Valley above Dayton Canyon.

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.

Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover

Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover

Five-part exposé. Thousands of pages of documents, reports, interviews, e-mails, photographs and surveillance video of demolition at SSFL reveal vast Boeing meltdown makeover.

2012 SSFL FoLAR photos

2012 SSFL FoLAR photos

The highly contaminated Alpha rocket test stands are the headwaters of the Los Angeles River beginning in eastern Ventura County. Friends of the Los Angeles River, FoLAR, has fought since 1985 to “protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through […]

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 […]

Screen capture from AEG YouTube video rendering of fireworks at rock concert at just-approved Farmers Field in Los Angeles.

AEG’s Perchlorate Problem

AEG’s Farmers Field $1.2 billion project gets nod from L. A. Planning Commission despite EIR leaving out data about toxic oxidizer perchlorate in fireworks facility will shoot off every day.