Learn about the potential for offsite exposures from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory at the next SSFL Work Group Meeting: Wednesday, June 18th 6:30 PM, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065.Read More ...
Community members living near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory expressed appreciation and support for the return of the SSFL Work Group at its first meeting in over two years on February 5, 2014.Read More ...
On December 11, 2013, the Superior Court in Sacramento issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) from approving shipments of radioactive debris from the demolition of SSFL Boeing nuclear buildings to unlicensed disposal sites.Read More ...
Thousands of commenters on NASA’s draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the cleanup of its portion of the badly polluted Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) demanded NASA fully meet all its obligations under its cleanup agreement, which requires cleanup of all detectable contamination.
Pictured left: Tens of thousands of rocket tests, like the one shown here, have contaminated NASA’s property at SSFL with TCE, perchlorate, dixions, PCBs, heavy metals and other hazardous chemicals.
Four public interest organizations have filed suit against the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and Department of Public Health (DPH) to prevent radiologically contaminated waste from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory from going to sites not licensed or designed for radioactive waste.Read More ...
The Los Angeles City Council today approved a resolution to oppose any legislation or administrative action which would transfer property at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) currently administered by NASA until the property is fully cleaned up. The resolution, introduced by Councilmembers Englander and Zine, was approved unanimously and demands that the site be cleaned up to background, as promised in 2010 cleanup agreements, before any transfer of the land.Read More ...
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- Boeing Accused of Derailing Toxic Cleanup
- Advocates call for tougher leader at California Department of Toxic Substances Control
- Report: Ex-Calif. Regulators Helped Boeing Derail Santa Susana Cleanup
- China Syndrome Town
- Community still seeking resolution in Rocketdyne cleanup case
- Judge rules against state agency over Santa Susana Field Lab
- Injunction halts approval of Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup