Media Coverage

Read about PSR-LA’s work in recent media coverage.



Why California can’t fill a major gap in its climate strategy | Grist

Newsletter: Climate change is transforming how Angelenos live, breathe and escape the heat | LA Times

EJ Comm. Wants CARB GHG Plan to Cover Pesticides | RTO Insider

More than 400 toxic sites in California are at risk of flooding from sea level rise | LA Times

Guest Blog: Associate Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles, Denise Duffield, on the Fight to Clean up California’s Contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) | Nuclear Watch

Maternal Instinct Protecting Our Children’s Lives—An MSNBC Premiere Documentary | Common Dreams

Here’s What You Missed This Week at LA City Council | Knock LA

High Stakes: The movement for a countywide drilling ban gains momentum | East Bay Express

California issues rule banning new oil wells within 3,200 feet of homes and schools | Sacramento News & Review

California proposes nation’s biggest buffer zone between new oil wells, homes | Desert Sun

California plan to ban community oil drilling far from final | AP

California seeks strict limits on new oil drilling near communities | Reuters

Study: Radioactive elements reached neighborhoods near Santa Susana Field Lab during Woolsey Fire | Los Angeles Daily News

Study finds radioactive contamination migrated off field lab site during Woolsey Fire | Ventura County Star

Radioactive Waste Fell On Some LA-Area Neighborhoods During 2018 Woolsey Fire, New Study Shows | NBC Los Angeles

Meet the people exposing the truth about the Santa Susana Field Laboratory | MSNBC

Nuclear power is too risky to be a climate change solution | LA Times

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approves motions to phase out oil and gas drilling | Red Green and Blue

LA County moves to ban oil and gas drilling | Grist

L.A. County takes first steps to end urban oil drilling | LA Times

California plans to phase out all oil and gas production by 2045 | Grist

Newsom orders end to fracking in California by 2024, work toward phasing out all in-state oil production by 2045 | The Bakersfield Californian

L.A. hasn’t launched new inspections for oil sites years after council backed plan | LA Times

Pipeline Spills Over 1,600 Gallons of Oil Near Los Angeles Communities | EcoWatch

Oil Spill at Inglewood Oil Field in Los Angeles County, California Sends Over 1,600 Gallons Flowing Near Communities, Sierra Club Reports | Sierra Sun Times

How South L.A. Residents Are Shutting Down Big Oil in Their Neighborhoods | KCET

Mary Nichols Was the Early Favorite to Run Biden’s EPA, Before She Became a ‘Casualty’ | Inside Climate News

Bay Area cities have banned gas to fight climate change. But not Los Angeles | LA Times

Environmentalists Demand Gavin Newsom Join Biden’s Halt of Oil and Gas Drilling | Capital & Main


The ‘Revolutionary’ Fight Over California’s Hidden Oil and Gas Wells | Gizmodo

Should California ban natural gas? A climate battle heats up | LA Times

L.A. City Council Committee votes to pursue a citywide phase-out of oil and gas drilling | Red Green and Blue

Los Angeles Moves Closer to Forcing Oil & Gas Drillers Out of City | Courthouse News Service

Reshaping Power: The Key to Tackling Decades of Health Inequities | KCET

Boiling Point: These maps show how air pollution and COVID-19 can be a deadly mix | LA Times

Environmental Justice: Governor vetoes bill to reform California’s top toxics regulator, the DTSC | Red Green and Blue

Children shouldn’t have to live right next to oil wells and fracking; Ventura County Supervisors pass setback rule | Red Green and Blue

An oil well right next to your house? The California Senate says that’s OK. | Grist

In California, you can drill for oil next to a home. Activists hope to change that | LA Times

AB 3279 could gut housing protections for vulnerable groups | The Sacramento Bee

In South L.A., Oil Wells Owned by the Archdiocese Were Making People Sick Long Before the Coronavirus | L.A. Taco

Coronavirus shutdowns are lowering greenhouse gas emissions | LA Times

She fought a South L.A. oil site as a child. Now, this teen activist has a new battle | LA Times

Climate Justice Movement Joins Forces With Entertainment Industry at Fire Drill Fridays to Take on Big Oil in Los Angeles | Common Dreams

An ‘Industrial-Scale Glade Plug-In’ Masks Odors from L.A.’s Urban Oil Fields | OneZero


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