Los Angeles-area Meltdown: Cesium-137 still up to 1,000 times higher than standard — Plutonium also detected — Located between Chatsworth and Simi Valley

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
By Paul Martin

By ENENews
March 6th, 2012

Title: Rocketdyne radiation is still abundant
Source: Contra Costa Times
Author: Susan Abram, Staff Writer
Date: 03/05/2012 07:49:52 PM PST

A partial meltdown of a nuclear reactor occurred at the former Rocketdyne site in the hills between Chatsworth and Simi Valley in 1959

Radioactive chemicals [...] as much as 1,000 times higher than standards
According to federal data released on Monday
Of the 437 samples collected, 75 exceeded standards
Seven radioactive isotopes, including one known as cesium-137, measured at levels between 100 to 1,000 times higher than the standards. Other radionuclides that suggest nuclear presence include strontium-90, tritium, plutonium, and carbon-14.

The Rest…HERE

Leave a Reply