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What's in Pepper Spray? Illustration by Jimmy Giegerich

What’s in Pepper Spray?

LA Weekly investigation finds the cancer-causing chemicals TCE and PCE being used as the base of pepper sprays sold in California with no mandatory Prop. 65 warnings.

Beta Watch

Beta Watch

An 11-month investigation with over 1,500 Fukushima radiation tests, a new UC Davis report on uranium-filled “buckeyballs” and proof that sea mist carries radiation inland for hundreds of miles.

Radio

Radio

FUKUSHIMA MELTDOWNS & FALLOUT IN AMERICA Green Power And Wellness – FUKUSHIMA RADIATION ALL OVER AMERICA – March 18, 2014 Anti-nuclear activist Harvey Wasserman has Michael Collins on as his guest to discuss Fukushima – The Perfect Crime? in this fast-paced show with a host who really knows his radiation. […]

Radioactive Los Angeles Air 11-16-11

Radioactive Los Angeles Air 11-16-11

Disturbing readings from one of Radiation Station Central’s HEPA filters after just 30 days of use: 308% of normal background higher. Alpha and beta radiation captured by the filter.

Fukushima

Fukushima

Fukushima – The Perfect Crime? EnviroReporter.com – March 11, 2014 High radiation in land, sea and air met with media derision. Mass denial on third anniversary of ongoing Fukushima meltdowns. Radiation plume detected in Santa Cruz seawater. Soil in California’s marijuana and wine country high for Fukushima isotopes. Radiation Station […]

RUNKLE CANYON ON THE ROPES

RUNKLE CANYON ON THE ROPES

Rocketdyne cleanup agreements leave out adjacent canyon slated for development By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – December 9, 2010 [KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] The Dec. 6 news of the agreements between California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and both […]

Backgrounded

Backgrounded

EnviroReporter.com confirms signing of final agreements between state DTSC, federal DOE and NASA to clean up Rocketdyne to background expediting remediation.

The Road to Runkle

The Road to Runkle

State Department of Toxic Substances Control, in a sleight of land, has made a deal with KB Home that would leave Runkle Canyon unremediated for radioactive and chemical contamination.

Sleight of Land

Sleight of Land

Lost in the glow of an historic deal to clean up the old Rocketdyne is the fact that the cleanup will stop at the edge of the property line and not include contamination-impacted Runkle Canyon.

EnviroReporter.com’s analysis of the final DTSC Runkle Canyon Response Plan

EnviroReporter.com’s analysis of the final DTSC Runkle Canyon Response Plan

[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] Ever since breaking the story of pollution problems in Runkle Canyon coming from neighboring Rocketdyne in spring 2005, this reporter has produced a substantial body of scientific analysis exploring the radioactive and heavy metal contaminants that impact […]

Rick Brausch Interview – Runkle Canyon Response Plan

Rick Brausch Interview – Runkle Canyon Response Plan

[KB Home’s Runkle Canyon development is now called Arroyo Vista at the Woodlands.] This September 15, 2010 e-mail Q & A was between reporter Michael Collins and, presumably, DTSC’s Runkle Canyon project manager Rick Brausch. The interview attempted to clarify a few points for the LA Weekly article “Rocketdyne Cleanup […]

ATOMIC AVENGER

ATOMIC AVENGER

Former Rocketdyne employee and cancer survivor battles for radiation worker compensation By Michael Collins Ventura County Reporter – July 8, 2010 The eyes of Bonnie Klea are extraordinarily bright and unblinking. There is no trace of self-pity for her courageous fight against bladder cancer, now in remission, or her years-long […]

The Right Thing to Do

The Right Thing to Do

A celebration of forty years of nuclear watchdog activism by Dan Hirsch’s Committee to Bridge the Gap brings out a Who’s Who of state environmentalists in celebration.

Atomic Avenger

Atomic Avenger

Bonnie Klea is the Atomic Avenger, an American who has taken her considerable skills and perseverance to fight for the rights of the nation’s nuclear workers.

Happy Anniversary EnviroReporter.com!

EnviroReporter.com debuted four years ago on May 18, 2006 alongside a Los Angeles CityBeat cover story entitled “Real Hot Property” about a biomedical nuclear and chemical dump buried in Brentwood on Department of Veterans Affairs land. $4 billion plans to develop the West LA VA’s property by the George W. […]