Activists gather on field lab anniversary

Partial meltdown recalled


STILL HURTING—Deva Andrews, left, and Annette Ginsburg talk about family members they believe died from cancer due to the nuclear accident. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

Nearly 200 people came together over the weekend to commemorate the 60th anniversary of a partial nuclear meltdown at the Santa Susana Field Lab and call for action to clean up the former nuclear energy and rocket engine testing site.

In July 1959, while a sodium reactor was being tested at the government-controlled insta...

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