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Activists fear Woolsey Fire may have released toxic materials at Santa Susana Field Lab

Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments)
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By Ventura County Star


Santa Susana Field Laboratory cleanup activists fear that hazardous materials may have been released when the Woolsey Fire burned a portion of the contaminated site recently. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control, which is overseeing the long-planned cleanup of the field lab, site of a 1959 partial nuclear meltdown when it was the Rocketdyne/Atomics International rocket engine test and nuclear facility, says it doesn't believe any contaminants that pose a risk to people were released.

 

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