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Boeing Showcases Efforts To Deal With Potentially Toxic Stormwater Runoff From Former Rocket Testing, Nuclear Research Lab Near Simi Valley

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:20am

One of Dozens Of Stormwater Runoff Filteration Systems At The Santa Susana Field Laboratory

It was the site of rocket engine testing, and nuclear experiments for decades.

But, the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, in the mountains above Simi Valley near the Ventura-Los Angeles County line is now a toxic waste site.

Long range planning to clean up the shuttered 2800 acre facility is continuing.

But, one of the efforts underway to deal with immediate problems is a series of cutting edge projects to try to prevent storm water from carrying toxic, and radioactive materials off the site.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from the lab.

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