|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 16 Dec 2012 23:58:45 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CONTRACTORS, REUSE: Rocketdyne (CA) cleanup debate|
Radioactive hot spots remain at former research facility's siteA federal study shows hundreds of hot spots at the 2,850-acre facility, overlooking the west San Fernando Valley, half a century after a partial nuclear meltdown there.
By Louis Sahagun Los Angeles Times December 18, 2012Half a century after America's first partial nuclear meltdown, hundreds of radioactive hot spots remain at a former research facility overlooking the west San Fernando Valley, according to a recently released federal study.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's $41-million survey of the facility, now owned by Boeing Co. and NASA, is expected to provide a precise map for state and federal agencies hoping to clean up the site by 2017.
It also sets the stage for determining a final disposition for the 2,850-acre site, which is home to rare plants, great horned owls and four-point bucks.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-meltdown- study-20121218,0,2007532.story
-- 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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