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Release Date: 6/22/1999
Contact Information: Randy Wittorp, U.S. EPA, 415-744-1589

     First meeting in a year will be held on June 23
                          Who:     Santa Susana Field Laboratory Workgroup
                          What:    Informational Meeting
                          When:    Wednesday, June 23, 1999
                                   6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
                          Where:   Simi Valley Senior Citizens Center
                                   3900 Simi, Simi Valley
                          Why:     To share information on environmental
                                   issues related to the site.  The
                                   public is invited to attend.

     The Santa Susana Field Laboratory workgroup consists of four public representatives and federal and state regulatory agencies, including the U.S. EPA, U.S. Department of Energy, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the California Department of Health Services, and the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend all workgroup meetings.
     The Santa Susana Field Laboratory, established in 1946, covers nearly 2,700 acres in eastern Ventura County.  The site has been used for rocket engine tests, nuclear energy research and nuclear reactor development.  Nuclear work ceased in 1988.