Controversial Cal-EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control nearing release of Aerojet Rocketdyne Chino Hills facility for unrestricted use including residential development. Seven year long EnviroReporter.com investigation finds site riddled with high radiation and chemical contamination in water and soil. DTSC mangles science, hides from reporters and clumsily tries to shepherd this project even as the community is becoming up in arms.
Three Toxies – carcinogenic solvents trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (PCE) and the solid rocket fuel oxidizer perchlorate – crash a Baldwin Park community meeting on toxics.
Like Wile E. Coyote roping himself to a perchlorate-powered rocket, the Los Angeles City Council is set to make an historic deal to approve the $1.2 billion Farmers Field project in downtown.
AEG’s Farmers Field $1.2 billion project gets nod from L. A. Planning Commission despite EIR leaving out data about toxic oxidizer perchlorate in fireworks facility will shoot off every day.
Second Annual Toxies Red Carpet Awards for Bad Actor Chemicals at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Toxie Perchlorate is as explosive as she is hot and irresistible.
First Annual Toxies Awards with Perchlorate as a sleak silver rocket girl with thrusters and fireworks, she was ‘the chemical that launched a thousand rockets’ including mine.
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.
6,400 fireworks at Santa Monica Pier’s 100th birthday fail to ignite much excitement. Pyrotechnics get lost in toxic smoke which descends on thousands with perchlorate, heavy metals.
Does $46 million Aerojet Chino Hills cleanup go far enough? Missing munitions, untested groundwater, depleted uranium and radiation running off facility into Santa Ana River are concerns.
Today, Ahmanson Ranch celebrates its fifth birthday as open space covered by thousands of Valley Oaks and inhabitated by red-legged frogs and other rare and endangered animals.
EnviroReporter.com completes analysis of thousands of pages of KB Home reports. Radiological and chemical contamination in Runkle Canyon may be worse than already known.