|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:03:19 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLEANUP, NATIVE PEOPLES: Santa Susana Field Lab (CA)|
Hot Cave Paintings NASA, the Chumash and the Burro Flats pictographs Itâs a deal â maybe By Joan Trossman Bien Ventura County Reporter (CA) June 13, 2013After a half-century of delays, and just when you thought the mandatory cleanup might finally move forward at the contaminated Boeing-owned Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL), yet another signed agreement seems to be poised to fail. The December 2010 consent agreement signed by the Department of Energy and NASA with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the agency in charge of the cleanup, might have been the final agreement that would see actual progress in remediating the witchâs brew of toxic chemicals, heavy metals and radiation that permeates the compound, the residue of a Cold War.
Agencies and others in the agreement, however, are now sending mixed signals as to their future intentions, adding a level of confusion and uncertainty, beginning with the ownership of SSFL.
âBoeing owns most of SSFL and the federal government owns the remainder (all of Area II and a portion of Area l),â said Merrilee Fellows, NASA Public Affairs Officer for SSFL. âThese federal lands are referred to as âowned by the federal government and administered by NASA.â The portion of SSFL occupied by DOE is owned by Boeing and leased by DOE.
... For the entire article, see http://www.vcreporter.com/cms/story/detail/?id=10960 -- 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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