Comments on field lab cleanup

Concerning the editorial, “On SSFL, stop moving the goalpost and get the job done,” published on April 4, there are several statements I’d like to correct.
The editorial stated, “Boeing . . . is allowed to clean up the soil on its portion of the site to the less stringent recreational level, but NASA . . . is being held to the higher background standard.”
This is incorrect.
In 2010, NASA and the Department of Energy agreed to a legally binding AOC agreement, which mandated the background standar...

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