The March 16 meeting will take a closer look at contamination issues at offsite locations such as Runkle Ranch and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute. Both sites were the subject of recent investigations by NBC4, as part of its ongoing investigation into SSFL, “LA’s Nuclear Secret.” In addition, the Work Group will examine troubles at the state toxics agency (DTSC), which oversees the SSFL cleanup and has come under fire for failing to protect many communities in California.
The SSFL Work Group will also remember the life and service of Gregg Dempsey, a senior scientist and radiation specialist at the US EPA who died in December. Gregg’s exemplary service to the SSFL community going back to 1989 was instrumental in key revelations about the problems at SSFL and to the EPA survey released in 2012 that found 500 locations at SSFL that were contaminated with radioactivity.
NEXT SSFL WORK GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 p.m.
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065
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