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Deep research reveals that the VA nuke dump in Brentwood is far more polluted than previously known

Schooled for Scandal

L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl leads tough talks with VA to secure $1 million for comprehensive Phase 2 tests of West LA VA’s forgotten biomedical nuclear dump. Ensuing tests laughable.

Boeing worker shoots a load of water over the debris field to keep asbestos dust down.

Cleaning Up Rocketdyne

Department of Toxics Substances Control begins massive cleanup of Rocketdyne dump next to Sage Ranch State Park. Debris field includes cancerous asbestos and pipes lined with toxic antimony.

Simi Valley City Council meeting

Dirty Business

Radiation Rangers and Simi Valley residents demand new Runkle Canyon Environmental Impact Report and a government meeting over pollution concerns at the Simi Valley City Council meeting.

State Senator Sheila Kuehl

Pay Dirt

Gov. Schwarzenegger signs SB-990, a bill by State Senator Sheila Kuehl to clean up Rocketdyne to Superfund standards. Boeing agrees to pay for remediation and donate lab for parkland.

Million Dollar, Maybe Not - VA Special Assistant to the Secretary, Jay Halpern, looks at EnviroReporter Michael Collins' card during brief exchange after CARES meeting September 6, 2007.

Million Dollar Maybe

West L.A.VA commits $1 million to second phase nuclear dump survey. “We’re going to waste a million dollars for no purpose,” VA official says. Survey will sample in wrong places.

Brentwood School athletic fields yards away from biomedical nuclear waste dump that remains unexcavated and properly disposed of.

Nuke ‘Em High

Syringes and medical waste, including low-level radioactive materials, were covered by fill material to depths of twenty to thirty feet or more at the Brentwood School on West L.A. VA land.

The City of Simi Valley tests Runkle Canyon on July 2, 2007

Spin Cycle

Ventura County Star and Simi Valley Acorn report Runkle Canyon as “safe” with continued fact-challenged coverage including a false alarm about copper. Hogwash reporting no surprise.

Rep. Waxman releases nuke dump docs!

Rep. Waxman releases nuke dump docs!

Congressman Henry Waxman’s office yields over 5,000 pages of Veterans Administration data about radiation dump under Brentwood School and dog park. EnviroReporter.com analyzing treasure trove.

Runkle water bubbles on Simi resident Terry Matheney

Bubble Trouble

City of Simi Valley tests Runkle Canyon water and soil for arsenic after Radiation Rangers’ samples show same. Rangers release full Pat-Chem lab report on heavy metals in Runkle Canyon Creek.

What is in the VA dump?

Waxman waffles on nuke dump

Rep. Henry Waxman refuses repeated media requests for 5,500 pages of information supplied him by Department of Veterans Affairs’ West Los Angeles VA regarding their biomedical nuclear dump.

Radiation Rangers Frank Serafine, Rev. John Southwick, Terry Matheney, and Patty Coryell

The Radiation Rangers

Los Angeles CityBeat & ValleyBeat cover story “The Radiation Rangers” reveals high arsenic, nickel and vanadium in Runkle Canyon surface water found by undaunted citizen sentinels.