Category: SSFL

Who Controls the SSFL Cleanup – Boeing or the Public? Next SSFL Work Group February 4, 2015

Join us on at the next SSFL Work Group meeting to learn new developments about the contamination and cleanup at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

Wednesday, February 4 at 6:30 PM
 Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065

We will discuss:

  • Proposed changes by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board that would further weaken Boeing’s SSFL permit and allow more continuing migration of contamination in surface water runoff from SSFL. Learn more about the permit.
  • A recent decision by California Superior Court rejecting Boeing’s request to dump radioactive debris in sites

SSFL Court Decision Has Little Impact

September 19, 2014 – Today’s appeals court decision in a lawsuit Boeing filed back in 2009 will not affect the cleanup of the former reactor and rocket testing facility near Simi Valley, cleanup groups said.

“The court decision has little practical effect, since a year after Boeing filed this suit, the Department of Energy (DOE) and NASA entered into legally binding cleanup agreements with California that are unaffected by the ruling,” said Denise Duffield, Associate Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles. “Additionally, California has authority under other, older laws unchallenged in this case to order Boeing to clean up …