The Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP) for federally owned property at Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) is NASA's mechanism for complying with historic preservation requirements set forth in the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The final version of this ICRMP is now available. For further information please contact Donna Holland, (256) 544-7201.
Boeing, NASA, and DOE invite you to attend a tour of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory on Saturday, June 26, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1 - 4:30 p.m. Please read the Santa Susana Community Tour flyer for more details.
The DISPOSAL of NASA ELV AREA SOILS sheet outlines the technical basis and supporting evidence for NASA's conclusion that the soils identified for cleanup and disposal adjacent to the Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Area are hazardous and non-hazardous wastes, and that the out-of-state disposal facilities identified are appropriate for disposal of these wastes.
The following sources provide additional information (external links will open in a new browser window or tab):
Questions regarding waste disposal have been raised. NASA voluntarily postpones the start of cleanup. NASA and Boeing are working with DTSC to resolve concerns and move forward.
Two profiles from US Ecology Idaho accepting waste (March 30, 2010)
NASA announces a community information session on the NASA Environmental Investigations & Cleanup of areas it administers at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. For more information, please see the Community Information Session announcement.
NASA Press Release SSFL10-001 announcing additional soil cleanup at Santa Susana Field Lab.
The Group 9 Remedial Investigation (RI) report was submitted by NASA to the DTSC on November 30, 2009. The public comment period has not yet begun. Here is the link to the Document on the DTSC webpage: DTSC Group 9 RI Document List
Update: The public comment period has ended.
The Cultural Resources Management Plan (CRMP) for federally owned property at Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) is NASA's mechanism for complying with historic preservation requirements set forth in the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
A draft version of this CRMP is available. The public comment period ended April 2, 2010.
NASA has released the Year in Review 2009 describing the activities related to the environmental investigation and cleanup activities completed at SSFL in 2009.
Currently, NASA is implementing a short-term action used to prevent or mitigate risks to human health or the environment before a final remedy has been selected. NASA’s Interim Source Removal Action (ISRA) is designed to remove potential sources of contaminants and improve the quality of surface water discharge.
For more information, please read the NASA’s Interim Source Removal Action Fact Sheet .
This and other fact sheets are also available on the Fact Sheets page on this site.