The Santa Susana Field Laboratories
(SSFL) was established by Rockwell International in 1946. SSFL comprises approximately 2,700
acres located in the southeastern section of Ventura County. Rocket engine testing began at
the SSFL in the 1940s. Research conducted at SSFL since its activities began has proved to
generate hazardous waste.Two major investigations (1982 and 1990) have been completed and
continual oversight activities of the area by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Regional
Water Control Board have closely documented the cleanup activities at SSFL. In December
1996, Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell, as well as the Santa Susana Field Laboratories became
a subsidiary of Boeing North American, Inc. The collection includes action plans, assessment
and investigative reports, and bimonthly and quarterly monitoring reports conducted by
various environmental consulting firms and government agencies.
The Rockwell International Corporation established the Santa Susana Field Laboratories
(SSFL) in 1946. SSFL comprises approximately 2,700 acres located in the southeastern section
of Ventura County. The site is adjacent to the western edge of the San Fernando Valley just
west of Chatsworth, extending to the western edge of the San Fernando Valley in the Simi
Hills. Communities surrounding the site include Santa Susana Knolls, Bell Canyon and
138.36 linear feet
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