Tag Archives: Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Hot Water: Radioactive Contaminants are Seeping Into Drinking Water Around the US via CounterPunch

January 4, 2023BY LYNNE PEEPLES When Jeni Knack moved to Simi Valley, California, in 2018, she had no idea that her family’s new home was within 5 miles of a former nuclear and rocket testing laboratory, perched atop a plateau and … Continue reading

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Girl’s Cancer Leads Mom to ‘Overwhelming’ Discovery of More Than 50 Sick Kids Near Closed Nuclear Lab via People

By Johnny Dodd “Pediatric cancer is rare — you’re not supposed to have neighbors whose children also have it,” says Melissa Bumstead, who “knew I had to do something”   Melissa Bumstead made a terrifying discovery in 2014 as her four-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Column: Nuclear energy backers say it’s vital for the fight against global warming. Don’t be so sure via Los Angeles Times

BY MICHAEL HILTZIKBUSINESS COLUMNIST JAN. 6, 2022 5 AM PT No one would have believed this possible only a few years ago, but nuclear energy has been creeping up in public estimation, despite its long record of unfulfilled promise and cataclysmic missteps. The … Continue reading

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Study Finds Radioactivity Migrated from Contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory During Woolsey Fire via Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles

Congressional and Local Elected Officials Release Letters to CalEPA Complaining that the SSFL Soil Cleanup, Which Was to Have Been Completed by 2017, Hasn’t Even Begun Contact: Denise Duffield, 310-339-9676 or dduffield@psr-la.orgMelissa Bumstead ‪(818) 835-5258‬ or melissabumstead@sbcglobal.netDr. Marco Kaltofen mpkaltofen@gmail.com A peer-reviewed study, just … Continue reading

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A failure of governmental candor: The fire at the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory via The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Daniel Hirsch, February 21, 2019 The Woolsey Fire began on November 8 at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), located adjacent to Simi Valley, California, and enveloped much of the lab’s grounds, eventually burning all the way to Malibu and … Continue reading

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