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Boeing unveils biofilter runoff system at Santa Susana site

March 21, 2013 | 12:41 pm


The Boeing Co. unveiled its new biofilter storm-water runoff system at the former site of a rocket engine test facility at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in the Simi Hills near Chatsworth. The biofilter uses plants, soil and other filters to treat storm water runoff before it is released, in the continuing effort to clean up the area, which was heavily polluted by nuclear and aerospace industry testing.

Video by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times