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Kim Kardashian West demands Trump, Newsom, lead cleanup of Santa Susana Nuclear Site

Kim Kardashian West demands Trump, Newsom, lead cleanup of Santa Susana Field Lab

Her tweet has sparked hope among nearby residents that the government will act more quickly to clean up the old Cold War site. By OLGA GRIGORYANTS | | Los Angeles Daily News  March 1, 2019 

Celebrity Kim Kardashian West is calling on President Donald Trump and other government leaders to lead a cleanup of the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory in the hills above San Fernando and Simi valleys, sparking enthusiasm among residents who have long demanded the action.

Kardashian, who lives in nearby Hidden Hills, demanded via Twitter Wednesday that Trump, Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry help push for the clean up the former nuclear and rocket engine testing site near many Valley schools and homes.

“(The California Department of Toxic and Substance Control, or DTSC, the federal Department of Energy and NASA) promised to clean up contaminated Santa Susana Field Lab by 2017, but the job hasn’t even begun!” Kardashian West shared with nearly 60 million followers. “Time to reform DTSC, and for (the federal agency) to keep its promises.”


March 4, 2019 - Posted by | environment, USA

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