A new study released Monday by Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Los Angeles finds that fast-food workplace transmission of COVID-19 has likely been a significant, ongoing contributor to the spread of the disease throughout California during the last year of the pandemic, particularly among the workers of color who make up the vast majority of the state’s fast-food workforce.
PSR-LA is excited to be featured in In the Dark of the Valley, a new documentary film that chronicles the lives of a group of mothers turned advocates who come face to face with corporate interests and governmental apathy in their fight to clean up the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL.)
The Trump Administration today issued its Record of Decision (ROD) regarding the cleanup of contamination on NASA’s portion of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL.) The decision is to violate a legally binding 2010 federal-state agreement that required returning the site to the condition it was in before being polluted. Instead, NASA now plans to walk away from cleaning up the great majority of the contamination, leaving it to continue to migrate offsite. Half a million people live within ten miles of the site.
Today, three-dozen nuclear watchdog organizations sent an urgent message to Congress declaring resumption of nuclear weapons testing by the United States “absolutely unacceptable” and “dangerously destabilizing.”