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Vapor or plastic? Sage Ranch toxic soil was carefully handled

Truckin’

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?

Tougher toxic excavation and transport standards at Aerojet Chino Hills

Goo To Go

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.

Mary Wiesbrock addressing Simi Valley City Council about Runkle Canyon contamination.

Runkle Rousing

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.

More Meltdown Man

More Meltdown Man

“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.”

The Gloves Come Off

The Gloves Come Off

“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.”

Meltdown Denier

Meltdown Denier

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.

Runkle Canyon goo had heavy metals contamination ignored by both developers and City of Simi Valley.

Runkle Park – Build it and they will bum

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.

SSFL Area IV 11-08-08

SSFL Area IV 11-08-08

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 […]

SSFL Area IV – Sodium Burn Pit

SSFL Area IV – Sodium Burn Pit

“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 […]

SSFL Area IV – ETEC

SSFL Area IV – ETEC

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 […]

Meltdown Dustup

Meltdown Dustup

Worst meltdown in U.S. history happened 30 miles northwest of L.A. for two weeks from July 13-26, 1959. Meltdown spewed hundreds of times more radiation than Three Mile Island in 1979.

Dee says the old website is passe

Welcome to EnviroReporter.com v2!

Denise Anne Duffield, my multi-award-winning website designer, editor and better half, pulls out all the stops in this redesign for 2009. The website has since significantly evolved.

Corporate Pointe

Corporate Pointe

CORPORATE POINTE LATEST NEWS (3 POSTS) EnviroReporter.com The latest news on our investigation of the Corporate Pointe West Hills facility in West Hills, California. Critics contend that radiological and chemical contamination have not been completely cleaned up. CORPORATE POINTE DOCUMENTS EnviroReporter.com An extensive collection of documents and links related to […]