L.A. County terminates trails to SSFL after public & media outcry as more lab contamination exposed
State toxics department’s draft EIR for SSFL omits risk data and suggests leaving Rocketdyne contamination in place.
DTSC’s “white paper” on Brandeis-Bardin contamination debunked as greenwashing propaganda as are camp reports.
Boeing picketed and protester discovers broken and corroded pipe with possible deadly antimony insulation out in the open.
The Boeing Company hosts public hikes and tours through Santa Susana Field Laboratory areas contaminated with radiation and chemicals as part of its efforts to paint SSFL as ready parkland not needing full cleanup.
Five year anniversary of Fukushima’s three ongoing meltdowns that are causing cancer and are impossible to clean.
West LA VA may clean up its biomedical nuclear and chemical waste dump if found to be a “hazard” which it hasn’t so far.
Rad News Digest which goes back to Day 1 of the Fukushima triple meltdowns and keeps us current going into Year 3 of this unprecedented disaster.
HEPA filters’ aggregate from July 29, 2011 after 23 days of use are above background by a significant amount showing substantial radiation is in the air penetrating structures.
EnviroReporter.com confirms signing of final agreements between state DTSC, federal DOE and NASA to clean up Rocketdyne to background expediting remediation.
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.
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.
Thousands of truckloads of toxic cargo could rumble through the San Fernando Valley over the lifetime of the Rocketdyne cleanup, scheduled for completion in 2017.
“They had two broken fuel rods they had to remove from the reactor core. The last one pulled and fell on the floor before they could get it into the lead cask, and contaminated the High Bay area.”
L.A. planning rezones Corporate Pointe – former aerospace/nuclear research site in San Fernando Valley – lower standards for chemicals, radionuclides, heavy metals.
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.