Joan Trossman Bien’s writing partnership with Michael Collins reporting on the meltdown of the Sodium Reactor Experiment sparkled.
L.A. County terminates trails to SSFL after public & media outcry as more lab contamination exposed
DTSC deceives public about Rocketdyne cleanup, denies petition insisting on complete remediation, falsely claims no SSFL goo got offsite.
LA County Rec and Parks quietly plans hiking trails to contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory, ignoring toxins while honoring anti-cleanup gadfly.
State toxics department’s draft EIR for SSFL omits risk data and suggests leaving Rocketdyne contamination in place.
Federal and state agencies conspire to gut cleanup but cleanup activists protesters vow to roll back phony pro-polluter petition. New group of young mothers with children with rare cancers assert lab is the cause.
Bonnie Klea is the Atomic Avenger, an American who has taken her considerable skills and perseverance to fight for the rights of the nation’s nuclear workers.
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.
Recruiting men and women for aerospace and experimental nuclear reactor work in the 1950s for Rocketdyne was art, literally. The company used fascinating brochures.
Government’s just-sacked DTSC head of Rocketdyne remediation says the new cleanup law is too strict and that site owner Boeing is going to sue the State over the standards.
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.
50 years ago the Sodium Reactor Experiment meltdown that began on July 13, 1959 was spewing out 260 to 459 times more radiation than Three Mile Island’s meltdown in 1979.
Denise Anne Duffield, my multi-award-winning website designer, editor and better half, pulls out all the stops in this redesign for 2009. The website has since significantly evolved.
Marge Brown, former juvenile probation officer and opera singer, has vocalized for a complete cleanup of Rocketdyne even as she’s tried to appease astroturfers opposed to it.
Runkle Canyon’s Radiation Rangers uncover KB Home’s promise to remove two giant mountains of slag material that are leaking pools of toxic sludge. Rangers say it’s a mountain of malarkey.