State requires U.S. Department of Energy to remove 10 buildings at contaminated Santa Susana Field Lab
Source: https://www.dailynews.com/, May 20, 2020
By: Olga Grigoryants,
The U.S. Department of Energy agreed on Tuesday, May 20, to remove 10 contaminated buildings at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory tucked away in the hills above the San Fernando and Simi valleys and used during the Cold War-era to test rocket systems and nuclear reactors.
Under an agreement reached with the Department of Toxic Substances Control, the federal agency will remove the deteriorating buildings within the Radioactive Materials Handling Facility Complex, preventing a release of hazardous substances and minimize risk to the public and environment in the event of a fire followed by heavy rain, according to officials. Read more.