Tag: Gary Polakovic

EnviroReporter’s 2012 Year in Review

EnviroReporter’s 2012 Year in Review

2012 was a banner year for EnviroReporter.com’s in-depth investigations of Fukushima, Rocketdyne, Runkle Canyon, fracking, perchlorate and a host of environmental issues.

LA River Headwaters at SSFL - William Preston Bowling

Up a River Without a Cleanup

Boeing’s lobbying power, and its success in turning DTSC into a ‘captured agency’ assures that contamination will continue to gush into the L.A. River, object of a $2 billion renovation.

Boeing lobbyist Peter Weiner testifies in support of DTSC director Debbie Raphael

Toxic Department

DTSC called a “captured agency.” Astroturf collaborators claim no more cleanup is needed, guided by greenwashing plan by publicist Gary Polakovic . Contamination discounted.

Operation Astroturf

Operation Astroturf

Boeing greenwashes the polluted Rocketdyne site above the San Fernando Valley by pushing for and offering to fund an “astroturf” Community Advisory Group (CAG) led by Christina Walsh.

Greenwashing Rocketdyne

Greenwashing Rocketdyne

Boeing’s meltdown makeover begins with former Los Angeles Times reporter Gary Polakovic’s plan to sell lab as “a site with a sordid past to one with potential.”

Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover

Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover

Five-part exposé. Thousands of pages of documents, reports, interviews, e-mails, photographs and surveillance video of demolition at SSFL reveal vast Boeing meltdown makeover.