Preparing for a “Nuclear Event” in LA

Operation “Golden Phoenix” is Los Angeles County’s next preparedness drill intended to simulate a nuclear incident in LA area. The exercise, planned for summer 2010, will include a medical preparedness session in the lead-up to larger campaign.


Michael Rose: Nuclear Power’s Second Act?

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael Rose describes how the nuclear power industry’s PR efforts are adding to the recent rise in support for nuclear power as a solution to climate change. PSR-LA’s long-held responsibility lies in making sure the public does not forget the horrific medical consequences that nuclear technology can cause.


Demand Proper Cleanup of Radioactive and Chemical Contaminants

For years, PSR-LA worked to ensure the cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), the site of rocket engine tests, nuclear energy research and a partial nuclear meltdown in 1959. Extensive chemical and radioactive contamination exists across the site in soil, groundwater, and surface water.