Runkle Canyon Video

KCET “Life & Times”
“Runkle Canyon Development – Radioactive?”

Ironically, this November 21, 2006 program begins with an acknowledgement that “Coverage of Town Hall Los Angeles speakers on Life and Times is made possible by a grant from the Boeing Company.” Boeing owns the Runkle Canyon-adjacent Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

Val Zavala is the host of this “Life & Times” segment, that is available in transcript form.

“It was the site of one of the worst nuclear accidents in United States history,” Zavala says in her introduction. “Forty years later, they want to build hundreds of homes nearby.”

8:14 minutes below:

“Corrupted Nature clip 24 – Runkle Canyon is Contaminated!”

Posted July 26, 2008 by Brigham Maher: “Simi Valley City Council, Local Activists speaking out about contaminated Runkle Canyon. The city is under some kind of impression that the land is safe for development of homes. Runkle Canyon is about a mile away from one of the only uncontained Nuclear meltdowns in the world. The worst ever in United States History.”

Simi Valley City Council meeting October 22, 2007 where, in public comment, Brigham Maher, Adam Salkin, and David Carey express their opinions and observations about Runkle Canyon.

10:37 minutes below:

“Corrupted Nature clip 25 – Runkle Canyon is Contaminated!”

Posted July 27, 2008 by Brigham Maher: “Residents speaking out against the possible development of homes on Nuclear contaminated Runkle Canyon located in Simi Valley California.”

Simi Valley City Council meeting October 22, 2007 where, in public comment, Rev. John Southwick, Stephanie Hyatt, and Terry Matheney talk about Runkle Canyon.

9:04 minutes below:

“Corrupted Nature clip 26 – Runkle Canyon is Contaminated!”

Posted July 27, 2008 by Brigham Maher.

Simi Valley City Council meeting October 22, 2007 where, in public comment, Holden Bonwit, John Luker, Bill Bowling, and Christina Walsh speak about Runkle Canyon.

9:59 minutes below:

“Corrupted Nature clip 27 – Runkle Canyon is Contaminated!”

Posted July 27, 2008 by Brigham Maher: “A Simi Valley city council meeting where local residents spoke out against the KB Home building project that has been planning to build homes in Runkle Canyon, a piece of property adjacent from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. A piece of property proven to be Contaminated with high levels of Strontium-90, Cesium-137 and other dangerous radioactive contaminants. High levels of perchlorate were detected in Simi Valley’s well water.”

Simi Valley City Council meeting October 22, 2007 where, in public comment, Christina Walsh, Mary Wiesbrock, Mayor Paul Miller and Council Member Barbra Williamson express their opinions and observations about Runkle Canyon. Williamson and Walsh having an informative exchange showing the divide in perceptions of the issue.

8:04 minutes below: