|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 4 Sep 2008 11:38:10 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, CONTRACTOR: Igniters, waste from Rocketdyne (CA)|
Igniters found near the Field Lab Testing is being done on soil where items were unearthed By Teresa Rochester Ventura County Star (CA) September 4, 2008The more contractors tasked with removing debris linked to the Santa Susana Field Laboratory from a public park, the more they seem to find.
The most recent discovery, made on Aug. 28, was 58 igniters found buried one to three feet beneath the surface of a portion of Sage Ranch Park, once used as a skeet shooting range by employees of the former nuclear and rocket test engine site.
Before that, contractors stumbled upon 960 cubic yards of industrial debris, including industrial glass, piping, forks and spoons in early August at the 625-acre park on the Ventura-Los Angeles County line.
That unexpected find was made as workers removed lead shot and clay pigeon fragment from the former Rocketdyne-Atomics International Rifle and Pistol Club Inc., which was in operation from 1972 to 1991 on land the former owners of Sage Ranch leased to the testing facility.
... For the entire article, see http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/sep/04/igniters-found-near-the-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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