The Department of Energy (DOE) is attempting to break its obligation to clean up all of the nuclear and chemical contamination at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), proposing instead to leave as much as 94% of the contamination not cleaned up. Click here to submit a comment and demand a full cleanup!Read More ...
Please attend a community meeting of the SSFL Work Group on March 8 to learn more about the Dept. of Energy’s (DOE) attempts to break its cleanup promises and what we can do to fight this threat to our health and that of our families. A special candlelight vigil held by families impacted by childhood cancer near SSFL will take place prior to the meeting in front of the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center from 6 – 6:30 p.m.Read More ...
The parties responsible for cleaning up SSFL have long been trying to get out of their cleanup obligations. The most recent scheme is to try to make the polluted land a park and thereby use grossly weaker cleanup standards, leaving about 98% of the radioactive and toxic chemical contamination not cleaned up.Sign the petition to demand that the commitments for a full cleanup of SSFL must be carried out before it is considered for a National Monument or for inclusion in Rim of the Valley Corridor!Read More ...
NBC4 broadcast a new segment on May 4, 2016 in its ongoing investigation of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) that examines a new study commissioned by American Jewish University about the migration of SSFL contamination to its Brandeis-Bardin Institute property, home of Camp Alonim children’s camp.Read More ...
A new analysis of Boeing’s risk assessments shows shockingly high contamination and risk – both now and after its weak proposed cleanup. If Boeing prevails, the vast majority of contamination on its property at SSFL will not be cleaned up and nearby communities will continue to be at risk through offsite migration. This is unacceptable! Please sign a new petition, to Senators Boxer and Feinstein and share widely with your friends and neighbors!Read More ...
The SSFL Work Group will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, March 16 at 6:30 pm at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center in Simi Valley. The Work Group will take a closer look at whether contamination from SSFL migrated to Runkle Ranch and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute and will examine troubles at the state toxics agency (DTSC), which oversees the SSFL cleanup and has come under fire for failing to protect many communities in California.Read More ...
The SSFL community applauds ATSDR’s decision to reject a petition calling for repudiation of past health studies and weakened cleanup. The agency’s announcement comes after months of public outcry over its prior decision to accept the petition, which was submitted by a former manager at SSFL and current consultant to the Department of Energy, which is one of the polluters at SSFL.Read More ...
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