Category Archives: Nuclear News

Polluter Responsible for Contamination Establishes Greenwashing Website to “Protect Santa Susana” from Being Cleaned Up

HAS BOEING ABSOLUTELY NO SHAME?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2017
Contact:
Denise Duffield, 213-689-9170 office, 310-339-9676 cell, dduffield@psr-la.org
Marie Mason 805-279-0356 mariejmason@roadrunner.com
Dan Hirsch, 831-336-8003 office, or 831-332-3099 cell, dhirsch1@cruzio.com

Counter Website Launched — Protect Santa Susana from Boeing

Community organizations working for the long-promised full cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) have launched a new campaign to bring attention to the Boeing Company’s unscrupulous efforts to walk away from cleaning up most of its nuclear and chemical contamination at SSFL by claiming it wants to “protect” the polluted site. The groups also decry the state …

Committee to Bridge the Gap’s Comments on DTSC’s Proposed Regulations for Toxicity Criteria for Human Health Risk Assessment

Re:  DTSC Reference Number R-2016-8 20 September 2017
CBG Toxicity Criteria Rule Comments. (pdf)
DTSC Toxicity Criteria Excel Sheet Comparison. (pdf)

Appropriate toxicity criteria for human health risk assessments are critical for protecting the public from toxic materials. The federal government establishes minimum levels of protection, a floor so to speak, and California policy has long required the use of California standards when more protective than the federal ones. Consistent with this, on 11 November 2016, DTSC proposed regulations, which would have required the use of the most protective toxicity criteria.

DTSC has now, however, backed off from …