SIMI VALLEY, CALIF., Sept. 3, 2010 – In response to today’s announcement of an agreement in principle between the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the U.S. Department of Energy and NASA regarding the potential cleanup of Santa Susana Field Laboratory in California, Boeing issued the following statement:
“We are reviewing the framework of the proposed agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy, NASA and the State of California. While we don’t have specific details about the proposed agreement, we are hopeful that it moves the cleanup forward while preserving the biological, historical and cultural resources at Santa Susana.
“Boeing remains committed to a cleanup that fully protects human health and the environment and preserves Santa Susana as open space for future generations. We remain open to continued dialogue with the State and will continue our environmental investigations, interim soil and groundwater cleanups and storm water quality improvements.”
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Boeing Environment, Health and Safety Communications