Tag: meltdown

Toxic Trails

LA County Rec and Parks quietly plans hiking trails to contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory, ignoring toxins while honoring anti-cleanup gadfly.

Brandeis-Bardin’s Toxic Denial

Jewish camp below Santa Susana Field Lab, aided by troubled state toxics agency, denies contamination has migrated to its property despite decades of evidence; new Dept. of Energy report proposes not cleaning up most contamination

Lights Out

Failure to harden electrical infrastructure and spent nuclear fuel storage leaves U.S. and world vulnerable to solar or terrorist induced apocalypse.

Truth or Scare?

Cleanup opponents claim remediating nuclear and chemical contamination at SSFL is bad. One boasts that eating dirt at the lab wouldn’t be hazardous even at 1,000 times background.

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.