The Toxies Make News in the San Gabriel Valley

The Toxies made a splash on March 22nd at a community event hosted by Congresswoman Grace Napolitano to discuss the status of the Baldwin Park Superfund site, as well as drinking water quality issues in the San Gabriel Valley.

LA City Council Takes First Steps Toward Fracking Moratorium

On Friday, February 28, the Los Angeles City Council voted to take the first steps toward establishing a moratorium on fracking and unconventional well stimulation in Los Angeles!

PSR-LA Executive Director Martha Dina Argüello to Receive Black Women for Wellness Award

PSR-LA is proud to announce that Executive Director Martha Dina Argüello will receive the “Wangari Muta Maathai” Award from Black Women for Wellness on March 8th.

Court Halts Disposal of Radioactive SSFL Debris at Unlicensed Facilities

The Sacramento Superior Court granted a motion for preliminary injunction against the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) pending the final outcome of a lawsuit over the demolition and disposal of radioactive debris from the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL), a former nuclear reactor and rocket engine test site. The suit was brought by the […]

CNN Opinion: A nuclear threat far greater than Iran

Check out CNN’s Opinion article written by PSR national’s past president, Ira Helfand, bringing to light the great danger of the thousands of nuclear weapons already in existence.

SB4 – Gag Rule Gone! But the fracking battle continues…

While the battle in the Capital was fierce, when SB 4( Pavley) was signed by the Governor on Friday, September 20th it required that all of the chemicals used in well stimulation be disclosed and there is NO doctor gag rule. In the final days of session this bill became problematic when California Environmental Quality Act exemptions where added to the bill.

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