EnviroReporter.com exposes plots that would keep the Santa Susana Field Laboratory radioactive and chemically contaminated, saving the polluters hundreds of millions.
Tag: Department of Energy
Revived SSFL Work Group meeting in Simi Valley about the massive Santa Susana Field Laboratory 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, site of the nation’s worst meltdown.
Lab owner Boeing may have been illegally tearing down radioactively impacted buildings at Rocketdyne, then dumping and recycling the metal, concrete and asphalt.
Cleanup opponents claim remediating nuclear and chemical contamination at SSFL is bad. One boasts that eating dirt at the lab wouldn’t be hazardous even at 1,000 times background.
Department of Energy falsely inflates the amount of radioactive Rocketdyne dirt to be excavated by five times and considers lesser cleanup standards than its signed DTSC agreement.
Shocking new Rocketdyne radiation readings show cesium-137 at nearly 9,300 times normal background. Worse yet, U.S. EPA baits and switches radiation background numbers.