On August 11, 2022, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board held a special hearing in which, despite hours of community testimony overwhelmingly opposing it, the Board approved the...
CBG has released its 2021 annual Newsletter as well as a year end letter by CBG President Dan Hirsch.
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...
CBG and NRDC Comments to the State Historic Resource Commission Opposing Nomination of SSFL as a Cultural District
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...
CBG’s Comment on the Final Environmental Impact Report for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) Units 2 and 3 Decommissioning Project
Read CBG’s comment letter to Controller Betty Yee, Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and Finance Director Keely Bosler by clicking here.
While it has been known for some time that the Navy’s contractor at Hunters Point had falsified radiation measurements there, a new report reveals that the cleanup levels themselves were also erroneous. They are grossly outdated, violate the Superfund law, and are far, far less protective than promised. Therefore both the measurements and the standards against which they were checked were wrong, in ways that seriously undercut public safety.
- Report 1: Hunters Point Naval Shipyard: The Nuclear Arms Race Comes Home
- Report 2: The Great Majority of Hunters Point Sites Were Never Sampled for Radioactive Contamination -- And the Testing That Was Performed Was Deeply Flawed
- Hunters Point Community Presentation 10-18-18
- Critique of the California Department of Public Health Work Plan for a Partial Gamma Survey of Parcel A-1 Hunters Point Naval Shipyard
- Attachment – CBG Detailed Comments on Parcel G Retesting Work Plan
- Critique of the Work Plan for Retesting of Parcel G Hunters Point Naval Shipyard
- Critique of the Navy's Draft Five Year Review
- Critique of the Navy’s Parcel F Proposed Plan for Offshore Sediment Cleanup Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Superfund Site
Critique by the Committee to Bridge the Gap of the Navy’s Draft Five-Year Review Hunters Point Naval Shipyard
Click here to read the entire critique. (PDF warning) Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund), the Navy is required every Five-Years to...
READ: California State Lands Commission’s Draft Environmental Impact Report for Decommissioning the San Onofre Nuclear Plant
CBG and other groups lodged their comments with the California State Lands Commission: At the core of environmental review are two key requirements: a thorough analysis of the full range...