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2014-06-05 16:20:27

Group Calls on Governor to Appoint Director From Outside CalEPA to Run Toxics Department SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by Consumer Watchdog today documents how Boeing and its influential fixers derailed the cleanup of a partial nuclear meltdown site in greater Los Angeles with help from their regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). "When Governor Jerry Brown took office in 2011 and appointed Debbie Raphael to lead...

2011-04-26 21:35:00

SIMI HILLS, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) issued the following statement in response to today's ruling by Federal District Court in the Central District of California, overturning California Senate Bill 990 (SB 990), a state law governing the cleanup of Santa Susana Field Laboratory, a former federal government rocket engine and energy testing facility in southern California: "We are pleased that Federal District Court agreed that the cleanup of...

2010-12-07 08:16:06

The Department of Energy and NASA signed Administrative Orders on Consent (AOC) with the California Environmental Protection Agency today that define the process for the characterization and cleanup end-state of portions of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL). The agreements come after more than 10 months of negotiations and extensive public comment on the conceptual framework for cleanup outlined in the Agreement in Principle and additional public comment on the legally enforceable...

2008-07-20 09:00:00

By Teresa Rochester, Ventura County Star, Calif. Jul. 20--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is poised to take control of a long-sought survey of radiation contamination at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, a sprawling hilltop facility south of Simi Valley. The survey, which will focus on an area where nuclear testing took place and an adjacent buffer zone, was supposed to be a joint effort of the EPA and the Department of Energy. But requests from members of California's...

2008-06-17 18:00:17

To: LEGAL AFFAIRS EDITORS Contact: Yusill Scribner or Rebekah Carmichael, +1-212-637-2600, both of the U.S. Department of Justice NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has settled environmental claims of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Commerce, and the Department of the Interior, brought against chapter 11 debtors Dana Corporation and 40 affiliated companies (Dana), under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and...


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