Every April, Dr. Bob Dodge, President of PSR-LA’s Board, calculates the full cost of all nuclear weapons programs to our communities.
Study Finds Radioactivity Migrated from Contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory During Woolsey Fire
A peer-reviewed study, just published by the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, found that radioactive contamination from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) migrated offsite during the 2018 Woolsey Fire, which began at SSFL. The study calls into question widely distrusted claims by the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) and its toxics department that no contamination was released.
The 2021 Community Cost Calculator is Here!
Are you curious about how much you and your community spent on nuclear weapons this year? Every April, Dr. Bob Dodge, President of PSR-LA ...
Ending Nuclear Weapons Before They End Us: Opportunities Under The Biden Administration To Take Action
If the last year has shown us anything, it’s that we must listen to health professionals and address public health threats before they bec ...
SSFL Cleanup Crisis: Finding a Path Forward – February 13 SSFL Work Group Meeting
California EPA Secretary Jared Blumenfeld will discuss cleanup efforts at the Santa Susana Field Lab on February 13 at a meeting of the SSFL Work Group. The SSFL Work Group was founded in 1989 to educate and engage the community, government agencies, and elected officials in the cleanup. The meeting will include a public Q&A with a panel of experts, community members, and elected officials.
Rock the Cleanup! Join us on July 13 to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Nuclear Meltdown
Please join us on Saturday, July 13 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the partial nuclear meltdown at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) and to rally for the full cleanup of SSFL’s nuclear and chemical contamination. The event will take place from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Rancho Tapo Community Park, 3700 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA at the pavilions near the ballpark.
Reduce Risks from San Onofre’s Nuclear Waste – Comments Due August 30!
Right now, 3.6 million pounds of highly radioactive nuclear waste at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) near San Diego are in the process of being buried on the beach, just 100 feet from the ocean and a mere few feet above the water table. This puts the health and safety of the community and environment at alarming risk. Demand a better solution.
Los Angeles City Council Votes to Support U.N. Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty
Los Angeles has added its name to a growing number of individuals, organizations, and cities that are calling for the United States to take action to prevent nuclear war. On Wednesday, August 8, the Los Angeles City Council voted to approve a resolution that urges the U.S. to embrace the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and implement important protective policies
Los Angeles Youth To Take On Nuclear Disarmament
On November 4, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School (ADOMHS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles (PSR-LA) will co-host a Youth Disarmament Conference, the first conference ever to be held in Los Angeles aimed at educating and empowering youth about nuclear weapons disarmament.
Are We Facing a Nuclear Disaster? Join Us at Interfaith Luncheon August 24
PSR-LA Board President Dr. Bob Dodge will join Rep. Judy Chu and Rev. Haruyoshi Fujimoto at an August 24 luncheon hosted by Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace.