Rocketdyne

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.

Dirty Deeds

Exclusive footage of sloppy Boeing demolition work sending clouds of dust into the San Fernando Valley from polluted part of lab down into Happy Valley above Dayton Canyon.

Rocketdyne Still Hot

The U.S. EPA spent $41.5 million on assessing radiation contamination in just one of four parts of the old Rocketdyne site finding radionuclides at thousands of times background.

Backgrounded

EnviroReporter.com confirms signing of final agreements between state DTSC, federal DOE and NASA to clean up Rocketdyne to background expediting remediation.

The Right Thing to Do

A celebration of forty years of nuclear watchdog activism by Dan Hirsch’s Committee to Bridge the Gap brings out a Who’s Who of state environmentalists in celebration.

Atomic Avenger

Bonnie Klea is the Atomic Avenger, an American who has taken her considerable skills and perseverance to fight for the rights of the nation’s nuclear workers.

Goo-ology

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.

Career Day

Recruiting men and women for aerospace and experimental nuclear reactor work in the 1950s for Rocketdyne was art, literally. The company used fascinating brochures.

Age of Consent

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control issues a new draft consent order regarding Rocketdyne cleanup that now includes site owner Boeing holding it to strict standards.

Bowled Over

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.

Riley’s Revenge

Former Rocketdyne DTSC chief, Norman E. Riley admits to EnviroReporter.com misleading community on Runkle Canyon and that no public comments about cleanup plan were used.

Double Vision

Government’s just-sacked DTSC head of Rocketdyne remediation says the new cleanup law is too strict and that site owner Boeing is going to sue the State over the standards.