Employees exposed to Santa Susana toxics look for compensation
Lab workers struggle for care
By Teresa Rochester (Contact)
Sunday, May 27, 2007
Former Santa Susana Field Laboratory worker Bonnie Klea has battled bladder cancer and bureaucracy.
The former secretary beat the cancer. But she’s still fighting a bureaucracy that has denied her and others federal compensation for workers sickened by chemical or radiation exposure at Cold War-era facilities throughout the country.
In her latest round, Klea is