Category: SSFL

CBG & Other Groups Win Injunction

Radioactive Debris from Boeing Nuclear Buildings Barred from Disposal at Unlicensed Sites

The Superior Court in Sacramento has just issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the state toxics agency from approving any more shipments of radioactive debris from tear-down of Boeing nuclear structures at SSFL to unlicensed disposal sites.  Bridge the Gap had disclosed that regulators were quietly allowing radioactive metals to be shipped to metal recyclers for melting down into the consumer metal supply, and other radioactive waste to be sent to municipal garbage dumps or to chemical dumps not licensed for radioactive waste.  The injunction remains in place pending …

CBG and Other Groups File Suit to Block Plutonium Building Disposal in Unlicensed Dumps

The Committee to Bridge the Gap has released a 114 page study by Daniel Hirsch and Ethan Miska disclosing that the California Department of Toxic Substances Control and the Department of Public Health have been approving–without environmental review or opportunity for public comment–proposals by the Boeing Company to demolish radioactive structures at the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL).  SSFL is the site of a long-secret partial nuclear meltdown CBG revealed in 1979, and there is widespread contamination from decades of other accidents, spills and releases.  The CBG study shows that Boeing’s own measurements indicate radioactive contamination in the structures torn …