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Witches Brew of Toxic Chemicals Burned by Rocketdyne in Open Pits

CBGMay 22, 20081 min read

New Revelations of Dozens of Hazardous Wastes Burned Over Decades.  Documents obtained by CBG show a pattern of burning of toxic chemicals in open pits at SSFL. Click here to read the document (.pdf format, approximately 5.6mb)

In Memoriam: Three Giants in the Fight to Reduce Nuclear Risks John Gofman, Paul Leventhal, Ted Taylor

DeniseDec 31, 20075 min read

December 31, 2007 One of the greatest “sins” is to be prematurely correct. We have recently lost several great and noble voices of caution about nuclear dangers who had repeatedly committed that unforgivable offense. In the early 1960s, John Gofman…

In Memoriam

CBGDec 31, 20071 min read

Recently, we lost three Giants in the Fight to Reduce Nuclear Risks – Ted Taylor, John Gofman, Paul Leventhal. Read more here.

Official Summary of Proposed Nuclear Initiative Estimates Costs in Billions of Dollars in Case of Reactor Accident

CBGDec 26, 20072 min read

12/26/07 Result:After Chuck Devore failed to garner enough support in the California Assembly to bring nuclear power to California, he attempted to qualify a ballot measure. However, Assemblyman Devore was forced to withdraw his proposed ballot initiative as well after…

NY Attorney General Sues NRC Over Rejection of Bridge the Gap’s Rulemaking Petition to Upgrade Reactor Security

CBGDec 22, 20071 min read

December, 2007: New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed suit in federal court against the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s failure to require protection of nuclear power plants against 9/11-type air attacks. CBG had proposed a rulemaking to upgrade such…

CBG’s Beamhenge Proposal

CBGDec 21, 20072 min read

PROTECT REACTORS FROM TERRORIST ATTACK! Update: 12/21/07 — CBG comments on NRC proposed rulemaking that does not include protection for a 9/11 style attack at a reactor. Result: Although the NRC failed to adopt CBG’s Beamhenge proposal, CBG’s focus on…

Community Waterboarded by Water Board

CBGNov 1, 20071 min read

After a hearing on November 1, 2007, the LA Regional Water Quality Control Board decided to relax Boeing’s pollution permit. An Early Christmas for A Huge Polluter:   At Boeing’s request, and over the objections of the community, the Board permanently…

Contact the Governor, Ask Him To Sign SB990

CBGOct 12, 20071 min read

10/12/07 Result:Governor signs historic cleanup bill into law, clearing the path for meaningful cleanup at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. (alert text follows) It is critical that the Governor is aware of public support for the recent SSFL bill passed…

SSFL Bill Becomes Law

CBGSep 5, 20071 min read

September 5, 2007: Seven Republicans joined Democrats in the California State Assembly in a 50-22 vote in favor of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory cleanup bill. One of the only nuclear meltdowns in the world occurred at SSFL. With passage…

CBG Critiques Boeing Cleanup Plan

CBGAug 25, 20071 min read

August 25, 2007: CBG tears into inadequate investigation of toxic contamination at Santa Susana Field Lab.  Click here for CBG Comments on “RFI Group 6 Report.” Our comments are available for download HERE (.pdf)

Court Victory on SSFL nuke site

CBGMay 22, 20071 min read

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has just issued its long-awaited decision in the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy by the Committee to Bridge the Gap, Natural Resources Defense Council, and the City of…