Category: Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Pediatric Cancers Near SSFL Focus of Protest, New Change.org Film

On April 10, families impacted by childhood cancer and community members near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) protested the failure to meet cleanup deadlines for the site’s nuclear and chemical contamination. The demonstration took place prior to a meeting held by Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC).

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Local Residents, Governments and Elected Officials, Community, Health, and Environmental Organizations Tell DTSC: Uphold the SSFL Cleanup Commitments

Maggie Compton and son Ryan, a leukemia survivor, deliver petition to DTSC demanding it keep SSFL cleanup promises

Thousands of comments submitted on DTSC’s draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for the SSFL cleanup criticized the agency for violating cleanup agreements by proposing to leave potentially vast amounts of nuclear and chemical contamination on site.

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Urgent Action Needed! DTSC Draft EIR Breaks SSFL Cleanup Commitments

The Dept. of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has finally released its draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the SSFL cleanup. The EIR violates the AOC cleanup agreements DTSC signed with the DOE and NASA for full cleanup of their SSFL areas. For Boeing’s part of SSFL, the EIR blocks from even being considered cleanup to the standards DTSC hand long promised.

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FOR RELEASE: Has Boeing Absolutely No Shame?

“Protect Santa Susana from Boeing,” a new website launched today by cleanup advocates, reveals Boeing’s underhanded efforts to get out of cleaning up its SSFL contamination. The groups also decry the state toxic department’s newly released draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for breaking the agency’s previous commitments to a full cleanup.

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Boeing Breaks Longstanding Commitments to Clean Up Contamination at Santa Susana

Boeing has long committed to cleaning up the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) to a level that would be safe for people to live there, even though it said residences on the site weren’t anticipated, in order to protect the tens of thousands of people who do live nearby and are at risk from the migrating contamination. and says it instead wants to leave a thousand times higher concentrations of contamination than it promised.

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