|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 20 Jul 2008 21:51:18 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, REGULATION: Santa Susana Lab (CA) survey|
EPA set to take charge of survey at Field Lab Energy Department criticized for work at contaminated site By Teresa Rochester Ventura County Star (CA) July 20, 2008The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is poised to take control of a long-sought survey of radiation contamination at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, a sprawling hilltop facility south of Simi Valley.
The survey, which will focus on an area where nuclear testing took place and an adjacent buffer zone, was supposed to be a joint effort of the EPA and the Department of Energy.
But requests from members of California's congressional delegation that the EPA take the lead - and a scathing July 2 letter from the environmental agency, charging the Energy Department with a lack of transparency and threatening to pull the EPA's participation - have resulted in a solo project.
... For the entire article, see http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/jul/20/epa-set-to-take-charge-of-survey-at-field-lab/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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