Completed Exposure Pathway

George AFB’s Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing Decontamination Centers

With the recent declassification and/or release of documents, through FOIA, by the Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA) and Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) we now know that there were several Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing Radiological Decontamination Centers at the former George Air Force Base (AFB), CA – EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453. When the Air [Read More…]

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USS Reagan – Fukushima Radiation – News

Judge: Sailors’ class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation … Stars and Stripes-Oct 30, 2014 Judge: Sailors’ class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation … for a variety of ailments from radiation exposure following a nuclear … Two US Sailors Dead After Fukushima Radiation Exposure Center for Research on Globalization-4 hours ago Proper medical care [Read More…]

Radioactive Waste Disposal Site at George AFB SEDA
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Southeast Disposal Area – Completed Exposure Pathways

Supply Wells The SEDA is physically located about ¼ mile upstream of the Drinking Water Supply Wells for George AFB, Adelanto, CA, several homes, and the former Victor Valley Country Club. Unfortunately, the groundwater flows northeast from the SEDA, directly toward these drinking water supply wells. This created a potential exposure to tens of thousands of [Read More…]

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George AFB’s Hazardous Toxic and Radioactive Waste Sites

Potential Contaminants of Concern at the former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453” Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM), Aviation [Avgas], Benzene, Chlordane, Diesel, Explosives (UXO, MEC) [Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) / Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC)], Gasoline, Heating Oil / Fuel Oil, MTBE / TBA / Other Fuel Oxygenates, Munitions Debris (MD), Nitrate, Other [Read More…]

OOcean Dumping of Radioactive Waste
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Ocean Dumping of Radioactive Waste

Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF Page 26, section (2), refers to burial of radioactive waste at sea in 2 locations. 1. 72° 43” west longitude: 38° 40” north latitude, 2. 123° 6” west longitude: 37° 40” north latitude “(2) Burial at Sea Burial of radioactive wastes at sea has been authorized. Burial in inland lakes is prohibited. [Read More…]

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Air Force – Radioactive Waste – News

Radioactive waste buried at Biggs Airfield/Fort Bliss, TX stemming from Air Force maintenance activities involving nuclear weapons from the 1950s and 1960s. The specific quantity of maintenance waste buried is not known due to incomplete records. Bases with first generation nuclear weapon systems used the waste disposal methods that were in accordance with the Atomic [Read More…]

Logo BOP No Deed – Transfer Document Is Not Public Information
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Victorville Federal Correctional Complex

If you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the Air Force to make full disclosure of known and suspected contaminants when the property is transferred. Why are the Department of Defense (DoD), Air Force (AF), and Bureau of Prisons (BOP) blocking the [Read More…]

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Dumping of Radioactive Waste at Sea – Map

Source: USAF Radioisotope Committee, “Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF,” Wright-Patterson AFB, 15 March 1972. Page 26, section (2), refers to burial of radioactive waste at sea in 2 locations. 1. 72° 43” west longitude: 38° 40” north latitude, 2. 123° 6” west longitude: 37° 40” north latitude “(2) Burial at Sea Burial of radioactive wastes at sea has [Read More…]

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Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF – AF

USAF Radioisotope Committee, “Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF,” Wright-Patterson AFB, 15 March 1972. Information contained in the report Page 2, paragraph 1 “Although a wide range of radioactive materials was buried throughout the Air Force, a majority of the waste volume could be divided into three categories. The first was electron tubes containing small [Read More…]

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Buried Radioactive Weapons Maintenance Waste – AF

The Air Force acknowledges that it routinely withheld records from regulators, contractors, and the public. Buried Radioactive Weapons Maintenance Waste – Air Force Real Property Agency (AFRPA) – 8 May 2003 Page 1, column 2 “All activities supporting the nuclear defense program are highly classified to protect national security. Since this included weapons maintenance waste materials during the [Read More…]