2005 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: 26 Aug 2005 07:30:27 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Rocketdyne
Toxins found in drinking water below Rocketdyne test site 

By Daniel Wolowicz 
Simi Valley Acorn (CA)
August 26, 2005 

Part one of two 

Tucked into the northeast side of Simi Valley, Black Canyon Road winds
its way up from the valley floor, weaving through the small enclave of
Susana Knolls homes. 

The large houses lining the road were originally one-bedroom cabins
hidden from the rest of the world by tall pine trees and enormous
sandstone boulders. Dating back to the 1940s, the area was a safe haven
for movie stars, hippies and the occasional cult - all looking for a
place to hide from prying eyes. 

The homeowners weren't the only ones searching for a quiet place to go
about their business. Roughly two miles further into the canyon, an army
of engineers, scientists and physicists were quietly working to keep
America in the race for space and at the forefront of nuclear weaponry. 

The secluded tract of land located between the Simi and San Fernando
valleys was first used as a test field in 1946 by Rockwell


For the entire article, see


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
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