“I sometimes wonder if we’re talking about the same place,” says the Reverend John Southwick of the Radiation Rangers. “The department missed the most important stuff.”
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“What is the purpose of us going to all that work trying to get to the bottom of this if it’s going to be ignored?” said one of the Runkle Canyon Radiation Rangers. “This is serious business.”
Some of these folks are sparkling writers like Joan Trossman Bien, D’Lanie Blaze, and Margery Brown. Others are devoted activists Bill Bowling, people who are make a difference.
Los Angeles Area Disarmament Coalition holds commemoration of 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The event includes “mindful walk” to City Hall.
The property will not need an EIR which would have, among many other things, determined the condition of the sewer system under Corporate Pointe at West Hills.
Why Boeing would mischaracterize the number of trucks going down into the San Fernando Valley and not volunteer to have environmental protections during this clean up?
Thousands of truckloads of toxic cargo could rumble through the San Fernando Valley over the lifetime of the Rocketdyne cleanup, scheduled for completion in 2017.
State project manager for the KB Home/DTSC cleanup agreement, Norm Riley, said nothing about public input he’d received, including the Radiation Rangers’ response plan comments.
“They had two broken fuel rods they had to remove from the reactor core. The last one pulled and fell on the floor before they could get it into the lead cask, and contaminated the High Bay area.”
“What you don’t know is that in these secret negotiations that have gone on the last seven months, DOE, NASA, and Boeing have been resisting complying with that law and attempting to break the promise that they made to the Congress.”
Who has the time to actually go to a source when you can just be it yourself and impersonate reporters all in an effort to deny Rocketdyne’s 1959 meltdown? Chris Rowe does.
Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, looking at a $1.5 million shortfall in its upcoming budget, plans to drop $1.5 million on a “Runkle Park” with no mention of the pollution problems.
Commonly known as “The Hill” or simply Rocketdyne, the Santa Susana Field Laboratory spans 2,850 acres in the hills above the Simi and San Fernando valleys. Area IV is the 270-acre parcel in the far west reaches of the lab situated in Burro Flats. Our October 20, 2009 top story […]
“The [Former Sodium Disposal Facility], otherwise known as the “FSDR” or “Sodium Burn Pit”, was constructed in the early to middle 1950s and used to clean metallic sodium test components via direct contact with water,” reads a Department of Energy document on one of the most controversial and contaminated sites […]
The Santa Susana Field Laboratory’s 270-acre Area IV is dominated by the 90-acre Energy Technology Engineering Center where Rocketdyne’s nuclear work was performed. At the height of its activity, there were 270 numbered buildings on the site including over ten reactors, a “hot lab” where nuclear power plant fuel rods […]
50 years ago the Sodium Reactor Experiment meltdown that began on July 13, 1959 was spewing out 260 to 459 times more radiation than Three Mile Island’s meltdown in 1979.