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Santa Susana Field Laboratory Disposition Overview

Rocket engine test stand Alpha on Santa Susana siteGSA is responsible for the disposition of 451 acres under the administrative authority of NASA at the 2850-acre Santa Susana Field Laboratory 30 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in Ventura County, California. It is a former rocket engine test facility. 

Under the regulatory oversight of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the field laboratory is currently the focus of a comprehensive environmental investigation and cleanup program conducted by Boeing (a non-government link), the Department of Energy, and NASA.

In addition to its spectacular natural beauty, Santa Susana is also a site of great biological, cultural and historical significance including riparian woodlands, prehistoric pictographic art, and rocket engine test stands.

Whether you represent a federal landholding agency or you're a citizen looking to purchase federal real estate, GSA's Office of Real Property Utilization and Disposal is here to handle your federal real estate acquisition, utilization and disposal needs. Consult our real property utilization and disposal website.

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Tamas Doszkocs
(619) 557-5029

Angela La Monica
(415) 522-3430


Contact our Regional Public Affairs Officer, Traci Madison, at (415) 581-1788 or


For more information about the closure and environmental cleanup of the four Santa Susana Field Laboratory administrative areas, consult these government and commercial Web sites set up specifically to keep the public informed about their efforts.





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