|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||23 May 2005 15:34:45 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Development near Santa Susan Lab (CA)|
Plans for houses near lab a concern By Kerry Cavanaugh Los Angeles Daily News May 22, 2005 Although officials and documents say soil or water was never tested for toxics and radioactivity, developers are poised to break ground on a 147-home project downhill from the Santa Susana Field Lab -- and outraged environmental activists are demanding a review. Approved by the city in 2001, the Sterling Homes development would build luxury houses about 1.3 miles east of the Simi Hills lab, where a partial nuclear meltdown occurred in 1959, and Boeing continues testing rocket engines. State and federal officials are overseeing the cleanup of chemical and radioactive pollution at the lab, and regulators have detected contamination on some neighboring properties -- though they have not tested for the long list of problem pollutants directly on the Sterling Homes land. A spokesman for Centex, which purchased the project from the original developer, SunCal Homes, said records show that all environmental requirements were met as part of the approval process for what was then called Dayton Canyon Estates. ... For the entire article http://www.dailynews.com/Stories/0,1413,200~20954~2883478,00.html -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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