On September 7, 2020, Michael Rose, a dear friend and key Bridge the Gap figure for 45 years, died of complications from a bone marrow transplant for leukemia. He uncovered some of the most important nuclear hazards in the country, which contributed to their elimination. Michael was the best researcher and investigative journalist we have ever met, and a gentle and caring soul, and he will be missed more than words can express.
Dr. Sheldon Plotkin, a mainstay of CBG and an unflagging force for science in the public interest, died April 11, 2020, at age 93. He played key roles in the shutdown of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory and the fight to clean it up. He served as an expert witness in the UCLA, Diablo Canyon, and San Onofre nuclear reactor cases. He was central to the establishment and operation of CBG’s longtime partner organization, the Southern California Federation of Scientists.
Three San Francisco supervisors and a group of environmental activists are calling for a city public health official to be reassigned or fired, saying she misled the public about a… Read more »
Drones have been inexplicably appearing over nuclear power plants in the United States, raising security questions. Read the article here.
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NASA’s Final SEIS selected a cleanup alternative that would violate the 2010 legally binding AOC and would leave approximately 72% of the contaminated soil not cleaned up. Click here to read… Read more »
Click here to view the presentation made by CBG and community members.
CBG and NRDC comments on the Trump Administration’s proposal to designate the heavily contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory as a cultural district. CBG and NRDC found that that the proposal… Read more »
In what some have described as a cynical attempt by a U.S. government agency to avoid a long-promised cleanup of toxic and radioactive contaminants, NASA has nominated the Santa Susana… Read more »
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