Tag: VA nuke dump

Grave Mistakes

Grave Mistakes

Despite outrage over soldiers’ tombstones disposed of VA’s biomedical nuclear and chemical dump in Brentwood, $1 million Phase II testing for toxins begins. VA ducks questions.

Atomic Tombstones

Atomic Tombstones

Soldiers’ tombstones are emerging from the muck of a biomedical nuclear and chemical dump on the Department of Veterans Affairs grounds in Brentwood, California.

Broken tombstone of a World War I soldier discarded in a pile of waste excavated from Brentwood School athletic fields

Dereliction of Duty

Ghoulish graveyard of atomic tombstones – American veterans’ headstones – dumped in Brentwood’s toxic VA grave, according to a new LA Weekly article by Michael Collins.

Deep research reveals that the VA nuke dump in Brentwood is far more polluted than previously known

Schooled for Scandal

L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl leads tough talks with VA to secure $1 million for comprehensive Phase 2 tests of West LA VA’s forgotten biomedical nuclear dump. Ensuing tests laughable.

Million Dollar, Maybe Not - VA Special Assistant to the Secretary, Jay Halpern, looks at EnviroReporter Michael Collins' card during brief exchange after CARES meeting September 6, 2007.

Million Dollar Maybe

West L.A.VA commits $1 million to second phase nuclear dump survey. “We’re going to waste a million dollars for no purpose,” VA official says. Survey will sample in wrong places.

Brentwood School athletic fields yards away from biomedical nuclear waste dump that remains unexcavated and properly disposed of.

Nuke ‘Em High

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.