|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 21 Jun 2009 14:35:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] "Santa Susana Field Lab (CA) cleanup saga hits 20"|
Field of secrets: The Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup saga hits 20 Editorial Los Angeles Daily News June 20, 2009BEFORE the spring of 1989, all most people knew of the Santa Susana Field Lab were the occasional rocket tests that sent a thundering boom across the Valley and shook the homes in West Hills, Chatsworth and Simi Valley, near the hilltop facility.
The sprawling 2,859-acre lab built during the Cold War developed and tested rocket engines that powered missiles and, eventually, the Apollo and space shuttle missions.
But 20 years ago last month, the Daily News obtained and reported on an environmental survey that, for the first time, revealed extensive toxic and radioactive contamination from a 290-acre U.S. Atomic Energy Commission nuclear research facility located at lab.
... For the entire editorial, see http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_12655706 -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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