Aerojet and Weston have done a good job finding 52 “munitions and explosives of concern” across a 39-acre area of the 800-acre facility, along with 70 pounds of munitions debris.
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The property will not need an EIR which would have, among many other things, determined the condition of the sewer system under Corporate Pointe at West Hills.
Why Boeing would mischaracterize the number of trucks going down into the San Fernando Valley and not volunteer to have environmental protections during this clean up?
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.
State project manager for the KB Home/DTSC cleanup agreement, Norm Riley, said nothing about public input he’d received, including the Radiation Rangers’ response plan comments.
“What you don’t know is that in these secret negotiations that have gone on the last seven months, DOE, NASA, and Boeing have been resisting complying with that law and attempting to break the promise that they made to the Congress.”
It’s likely that the Radiation Rangers will attend and may have questions of the panel about our revelations that Boeing claimed that no offsite testing had been done in Runkle Canyon.
Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, looking at a $1.5 million shortfall in its upcoming budget, plans to drop $1.5 million on a “Runkle Park” with no mention of the pollution problems.
Has the $46 million-and-counting cleanup of unexploded bombs, munitions and depleted uranium shell fragments has moved onto the Greg Norman Signature Golf Course?
Does $46 million Aerojet Chino Hills cleanup go far enough? Missing munitions, untested groundwater, depleted uranium and radiation running off facility into Santa Ana River are concerns.
Public meeting in Chino Hills to detail 10-year effort to clean up 800-acre site. Unexploded ordnance and toxic chemicals scoured from soil at 14-acre “Open Burn/Open Detonation Unit”.
DTSC meeting on Runkle Canyon. CBG’s Dan Hirsch, rips Response Plan as “propoganda” and says 2004 Environmental Impact Report, approved by City Council, was “fraudulent.”
EnviroReporter.com completes analysis of thousands of pages of KB Home reports. Radiological and chemical contamination in Runkle Canyon may be worse than already known.
Radiation Rangers Rev. John Southwick and Frank Serafine discover white substance covering Runkle Canyon March 26, 2008. Government later claims it’s ‘natural’ after questioning Rangers’ veracity.
KB Home agrees to supply DTSC with at least 41 extensive reports and documents for their inspection of Runkle Canyon and pay for the $114,884 that the initial work will cost.
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.