September 19, 2014 – Today’s appeals court decision in a lawsuit Boeing filed back in 2009 will not affect the cleanup of the former reactor and rocket testing facility near Simi Valley, cleanup groups said.Read More ...
A new report reveals the extent of Boeing’s efforts to derail the SSFL cleanup. The report recommends that DTSC fully enforce the legally binding Administrative Orders on Consent signed by NASA and DOE, and that Boeing be compelled to clean up its portion of Santa Susana to the land’s agricultural zoning/general plan, as DTSC committed to in the prior Administration. Click here to read the report.Read More ...
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.
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