60 years since SRE meltdown yet more alarming radiation finds
Tag: Radiation Rangers
Protest of Boeing Santa Susana Field Lab tour leads to potential discovery of new contamination
Boeing picketed and protester discovers broken and corroded pipe with possible deadly antimony insulation out in the open.
New contamination has been found on the Runkle Canyon development site and evidence that KB Home has blocked government requests for Clean Water Act data mandated by law.
Sleight of Land
Lost in the glow of an historic deal to clean up the old Rocketdyne is the fact that the cleanup will stop at the edge of the property line and not include contamination-impacted Runkle Canyon.
For Whom the Bell Tolls
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Simi Valley’s Radiation Rangers take Runkle Canyon developer KB Home to task after its former head, Bruce Karatz, was convicted of four felonies.
There Lies the Fault
After extensive investigation, EnviroReporter.com may have discovered the source of Runkle Canyon’s heavy metal nightmare which has stalled KB Home’s development plans for two years.
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.
EnviroReporter.com’s Runkle Canyon Comments Analysis
Will new DTSC leadership in Runkle Canyon take concerns seriously over development of this property borders the nuclear area of Rocketdyne or again favor KB Home?
ACME Runkle Canyon Comments
Aerospace Cancer Museum of Education’s founder and director Bill Bowling says that the Runkle Canyon cleanup plan is inadequate and doesn’t address toxic trichlorethylene being found on the property.
Railroading Runkle Canyon?
Radiation Rangers ask why the cleanup plan for Runkle Canyon is being railroaded by government and developer without public input, ignoring even City of Simi Valley heavy metals report.
Radiation Rangers Runkle Canyon Comments
“I sometimes wonder if we’re talking about the same place,” says the Reverend John Southwick of the Radiation Rangers. “The department missed the most important stuff.”
Runkle and the Rule of Law
“What is the purpose of us going to all that work trying to get to the bottom of this if it’s going to be ignored?” said one of the Runkle Canyon Radiation Rangers. “This is serious business.”
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.
The Gloves Come Off
“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.”
Rocketdyne meeting tonight in Simi Valley
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.
Runkle Park – Build it and they will bum
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.