Excessive radiation still at field lab




Despite past efforts to clean up the site, an independent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study found that high levels of radioactive contamination still exist in the soil at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory north of Oak Park.
“It’s good news in that they found it and they are going to clean it up. It would be better if they found nothing,” said Dan Hirsch, longtime cleanup activist and president of the nuclear watchdog group the Committee to Bridge the Gap. “Membe...

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