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Attend public hearings Oct. 5 and 7

FROM — http://www.ssflworkgroup.org/

The Dept. of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has finally released its draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the SSFL cleanup. The EIR includes proposals that violate the AOC cleanup agreements DTSC signed with the DOE and NASA for full cleanup of their SSFL areas. For Boeing’s part of SSFL, the EIR blocks from even being considered cleanup to the standards DTSC hand long promised.

The EIR also omits cancer risk information and hypes potential negative impacts of the cleanup, presenting a very inaccurate assessment of the SSFL cleanup. Tell DTSC to keep its promises and require ALL SSFL contamination to be cleaned up!

To make matters worse, Boeing has pulled out all the stops by releasing a website called “Protect Santa Susana” urging people to submit comments to DTSC and elected officials recommending a cleanup that would leave most of the contamination not cleaned up! To fight back, cleanup advocates have launched a new website, Protect Santa Susana from Boeing, that counters Boeing’s disinformation campaign. Please visit the site and share widely.

Comments on the draft EIR are one of the most important and final opportunities for the public to weigh in on the cleanup.

Please submit your comment to DTSC and attend the public hearings that DTSC is holding next week.
• Thursday, October 5 – The October 5 meeting will be held from 6 – 9 pm at the Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065.
• Saturday, October 7 – The October 7 meeting will be held from 2 – 5 pm at St. John Eudes Church, 9901 Mason Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311.