Tag: Dan Hirsch

Lights Out Lantern - Oct 8 2014 Sun photo by NASA

Lights Out

Failure to harden electrical infrastructure and spent nuclear fuel storage leaves U.S. and world vulnerable to solar or terrorist induced apocalypse.

SONGS’ Lethal Legacy

SONGS’ Lethal Legacy

Should 1,800 tons of SONGS spent fuel catch fire due to cooling pools water loss, the impossible-to-extinguish fire could unleash fatal radiation doses to everyone within 10 miles.

EPA Nukes Radiation Rules*

EPA Nukes Radiation Rules*

Proposed U.S. EPA “Protective Action Guide” allows hundreds to thousands of times more radiation in disasters than the agency had previously allowed. More cancers deaths seem likely.

LA River Headwaters at SSFL - William Preston Bowling

Up a River Without a Cleanup

Boeing’s lobbying power, and its success in turning DTSC into a ‘captured agency’ assures that contamination will continue to gush into the L.A. River, object of a $2 billion renovation.

Operation Astroturf

Operation Astroturf

Boeing greenwashes the polluted Rocketdyne site above the San Fernando Valley by pushing for and offering to fund an “astroturf” Community Advisory Group (CAG) led by Christina Walsh.

Dirty Deeds

Dirty Deeds

Exclusive footage of sloppy Boeing demolition work sending clouds of dust into the San Fernando Valley from polluted part of lab down into Happy Valley above Dayton Canyon.

Runkle Roulette

Runkle Roulette

New contamination has been found on the Runkle Canyon development site and evidence that KB Home has blocked government requests for Clean Water Act data mandated by law.

Radiation Readings Soar at Rocketdyne*

Radiation Readings Soar at Rocketdyne*

Shocking new Rocketdyne radiation readings show cesium-137 at nearly 9,300 times normal background. Worse yet, U.S. EPA baits and switches radiation background numbers.

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.

The Gloves Come Off

The Gloves Come Off

“What you don’t know is that in these secret negotiations that have gone on the last seven months, DOE, NASA, and Boeing have been resisting complying with that law and attempting to break the promise that they made to the Congress.”