Boeing has announced that it no longer intends to clean up Rocketdyne to levels it previously promised. Company now claims that since the land is intended for open space it no longer has to remediate the site to levels demanded for decades.
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.
EnviroReporter.com marks a major milestone – the online news organization turns 10 today having begun publishing May 18, 2006 with a story about the biomedical nuclear and chemical dump in the Los Angeles suburb of Brentwood. Story stopped a $4 billion scheme to privatize the West L.A. Veterans Administration. So began this award-winning environmental news outfit which says its best is yet to come.
Radiation Conversation II continues EnviroReporter.com‘s thousands of comments, including our own, on issues that over three million readers and viewers care about most.
L.A. City Council votes unanimously to demand that NASA clean its polluted 450 acres at the Santa Susana Laboratory to background levels of radiation and chemical contamination.
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.
EnviroReporter.com wins First Place for “Website – News Organization – Exclusive to the Internet” at 54th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards Gala Dinner.
Don’t count on being able to access uncensored information about Fukushima, or anything else, if SOPA or its Senate version PIPA (the Protect IP Act) becomes law.
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.
Deputy Editor, News of LA Weekly Jill Stewart surprises us with word that our environmental exposés in the paper had made the finals in the AltWeekly Awards 2010.
EnviroReporter.com was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our friend Steve Cain, senior environmental planner for the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board.
A rowdy romp with a cast of characters whose devotion to their earthly paradise is devilishly delightful. Their sizzling tales shed light on the hottest, lowest land in North America.
What sets the Bowl Test Facility apart is that it duplicates the Nazi rocket test stand design for the terrifying V-2 rocket that killed thousands of civilians and soldiers in World War II.
Dawn Wilde and Mike head to Anaheim to see spectacular AC-DC show. Fireworks and explosions fill air with perchlorate and heavy metals that never smoke out fans in well-ventilated arena.
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.