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Goo-ology

Goo-ology

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.

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 […]

NASA’s MONKEY BUSINESS

With Bush’s manned space initiative headed for the chopping block, why is NASA nuking monkeys? EnviroReporter.com – February 1, 2010 The future of manned space exploration may be revealed Monday when President Obama unveils his 2011 budget request for NASA. The budget’s approval by Congress may also determine the future […]

NASA’s Monkey Business

NASA’s Monkey Business

President Obama’s 2011 budget request for NASA may determine the future of 28 squirrel monkeys and renewed animal radiation experiments, which we discovered weren’t even needed.

Cain Was Able

Cain Was Able

EnviroReporter.com was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our friend Steve Cain, senior environmental planner for the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board.

BOEING BLOCKS LAB CLEANUP

BOEING BLOCKS LAB CLEANUP

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 […]

THE HILLS HAVE EYES – VC Reporter

THE HILLS HAVE EYES – VC Reporter

Simi Valley residents unite to fight ‘hot’ KB Home development in Runkle Canyon By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – September 28, 2006 “I am not a tree hugger, an environmental activist, or an Erin Brockovich wannabe,” said Patricia Coryell before an August 21 meeting of the Simi Valley City […]

RECALL RANCH

RECALL RANCH

Washington Mutual may end up conserving Ahmanson Ranch, the land it fought to develop for more than a decade Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat – September 18, 2003 With the recall election bearing down on California, Gov. Gray Davis’ administration is in high gear advancing a newly progressive agenda. One initiative in […]

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 SUVs and luxury sedans glide into the Barrington Dog Park just south of Sunset Boulevard […]

It’s a Gas

It’s a Gas

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.

Career Day

Career Day

Recruiting men and women for aerospace and experimental nuclear reactor work in the 1950s for Rocketdyne was art, literally. The company used fascinating brochures.

Age of Consent

Age of Consent

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control issues a new draft consent order regarding Rocketdyne cleanup that now includes site owner Boeing holding it to strict standards.

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.

Bowled Over

Bowled Over

What sets the Bowl Test Facility apart is that it duplicates the Nazi rocket test stand design for the terrifying V-2 rocket that killed thousands of civilians and soldiers in World War II.

Separating the Good from the Goo

Chem and Get It

Obama Administration announces new Environmental Protection Agency initiative to test previously ignored chemicals that may be harming humans and the environment.

Riley’s Revenge

Riley’s Revenge

Former Rocketdyne DTSC chief, Norman E. Riley admits to EnviroReporter.com misleading community on Runkle Canyon and that no public comments about cleanup plan were used.