"Are their values attached to protecting the health of their family, or do they care more about property values?" commented Physicians for Social Responsibility's Parfrey.
"It's been a nightmare living up here," exclaimed longtime resident Carol Dobrikin, who worries that she may never be able to sell her home. But for Fred Sharp, there are more immediate worries than cancer clusters and the deformed frogs with up to six legs that his neighbor's kids regularly find in the creeks near Aerojet. "As the water comes down that creek, more ordnance is going to start showing up downstream," he said. "I just want to know who is going to be responsible for it."