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Melt Down Wind

Melt Down Wind

Fukushima reactors teeter on the brink of full meltdown as huge spent fuel rods burn. Californians can’t help but think about the possibility of nuclear fallout. And for good reason.

Radiation Station

Radiation Station

EnviroReporter.com‘s “Radiation Station” will go online tomorrow. We will be able to show, in live time, just what the radiation readings are in Santa Monica California.

RUNKLE CANYON ON THE ROPES

RUNKLE CANYON ON THE ROPES

Rocketdyne cleanup agreements leave out adjacent canyon slated for development By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – December 9, 2010 [KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] The Dec. 6 news of the agreements between California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and both […]

Rocketdyne – It’s the Pits

Rocketdyne – It’s the Pits

Lots of questions, few answers at the latest meeting on Rocketdyne cleanup By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – December 19, 2002 Radioactive and chemical pollution was on everyone’s mind when more than 60 folks attended the quarterly meeting of the Environmental Protection Agency-sponsored Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) Workgroup […]

The Road to Runkle

The Road to Runkle

State Department of Toxic Substances Control, in a sleight of land, has made a deal with KB Home that would leave Runkle Canyon unremediated for radioactive and chemical contamination.

ROCKETDYNE CLEANUP WON’T HELP RUNKLE CANYON

ROCKETDYNE CLEANUP WON’T HELP RUNKLE CANYON

Historic Fix Doesn’t Extend to Tainted Adjacent Land Where KB Home Plans to Build 461 Condos and Homes By Michael Collins LA Weekly – September 23, 2010 [KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] Elation over a historic deal to clean the sprawling Santa […]

EnviroReporter.com’s analysis of the final DTSC Runkle Canyon Response Plan

EnviroReporter.com’s analysis of the final DTSC Runkle Canyon Response Plan

[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] Ever since breaking the story of pollution problems in Runkle Canyon coming from neighboring Rocketdyne in spring 2005, this reporter has produced a substantial body of scientific analysis exploring the radioactive and heavy metal contaminants that impact […]

50 YEARS AFTER AMERICA’S WORST NUCLEAR MELTDOWN

50 YEARS AFTER AMERICA’S WORST NUCLEAR MELTDOWN

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 […]

BRENTWOOD’S TOXIC GRAVE

BRENTWOOD’S TOXIC GRAVE

Historic dumping grounds beneath the spectacular VA land finally get tested. By Michael Collins LA Weekly – December 10, 2009 Several days ago, men wearing radiation dosimeters stood on the Veteran Administration’s West Los Angeles property, atop an old toxic dump that partially underlies Barrington Recreation Center’s baseball fields and […]

Collins to VA Questions 12-16-09

Collins to VA Questions 12-16-09

[2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog Park stopped then-President George W. Bush’s $4 billion plan to privatize and develop VA land, nothing has been remediated.] Mr. Eric Gutierrez Office of Public and Consumer Affairs (310) 478-3711 Ext. XXXX XXXX@va.gov VA Greater […]

Grave Mistakes

Grave Mistakes

Despite outrage over soldiers’ tombstones disposed of VA’s biomedical nuclear and chemical dump in Brentwood, $1 million Phase II testing for toxins begins. VA ducks questions.

REAL HOT PROPERTY – LA CITYBEAT

REAL HOT PROPERTY – LA CITYBEAT

A popular Brentwood dog park on Veterans Administration property is built over an old radioactive waste dump that may soon be unearthed by proposed development By Michael Collins Los Angeles CityBeat – May 25, 2006 [2015 – While EnviroReporter.com‘s reporting on the Brentwood biomedical nuclear dump partially under Barrington Dog […]

There Lies the Fault

There Lies the Fault

After extensive investigation, EnviroReporter.com may have discovered the source of Runkle Canyon’s heavy metal nightmare which has stalled KB Home’s development plans for two years.

The Aerospace Runkle Canyon Comments

The Aerospace Runkle Canyon Comments

D’Lanie Blaze questions Dade Moeller lab retesting Runkle Canyon for strontium-90 saying that Dade Moeller himself discounted any radiation danger because “we’ll soon have a cure for cancer.”