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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