Calif.'s EPA Rejects Superfund Status For Lab Site

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- California’s top environmental watchdog has turned down an offer for a contaminated laboratory site owned by Boeing Co. to receive federal Superfund status, claiming that the state agency can lead cleanup efforts faster without it.

The California Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it plans to oppose the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to consider listing the 2,850-acre Santa Susana Field Laboratory site, a former rocket engine testing and nuclear research facility in Ventura County, as a Superfund cleanup site. It will submit its decision to the...
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