Tag: LA Weekly

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.

Five Years

Five Years

EnviroReporter.com celebrates its Five Year Anniversary by looking at its beginnings and where its headed as we confront the reality of multiple meltdowns an ocean away.

Radiation Station

Radiation Station

EnviroReporter.com‘s “Radiation Station” will go online tomorrow. We will be able to show, in live time, just what the radiation readings are in Santa Monica California.

Schwarzenegger’s Chemical Romance

Schwarzenegger’s Chemical Romance

Environmentalists are crying foul over the last minute gutting of the Green Chemistry Initiative by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Department of Toxic Substances Control.

Rocketdyne Romper Room

Rocketdyne Romper Room

EnviroReporter.com weeds out disgruntled Rocketdyne commenters angered by new LA Weekly article “Rocketdyne Cleanup Won’t Help Runkle Canyon.”

Dynamos Denise Duffield and Jill Stewart

AAN the Finalists are…

Deputy Editor, News of LA Weekly Jill Stewart surprises us with word that our environmental exposés in the paper had made the finals in the AltWeekly Awards 2010.

Broken tombstone of a World War I soldier discarded in a pile of waste excavated from Brentwood School athletic fields

Dereliction of Duty

Ghoulish graveyard of atomic tombstones – American veterans’ headstones – dumped in Brentwood’s toxic VA grave, according to a new LA Weekly article by Michael Collins.

Corporate Pointe at West Hills is in Councilman Greig Smith's LA district.

“Your journalistic practices”

“Dear Mr. Collins – without getting into the content of your story, I’d like to point out to you that your quote from Ms. Winger on our staff was so badly twisted out of context that it is utterly meaningless.”

Meltdown Denier

Meltdown Denier

Who has the time to actually go to a source when you can just be it yourself and impersonate reporters all in an effort to deny Rocketdyne’s 1959 meltdown? Chris Rowe does.

Rocketdyne meeting tonight in Simi Valley

Rocketdyne meeting tonight in Simi Valley

It’s likely that the Radiation Rangers will attend and may have questions of the panel about our revelations that Boeing claimed that no offsite testing had been done in Runkle Canyon.

Meltdown Dustup

Meltdown Dustup

Worst meltdown in U.S. history happened 30 miles northwest of L.A. for two weeks from July 13-26, 1959. Meltdown spewed hundreds of times more radiation than Three Mile Island in 1979.

Dee says the old website is passe

Welcome to EnviroReporter.com v2!

Denise Anne Duffield, my multi-award-winning website designer, editor and better half, pulls out all the stops in this redesign for 2009. The website has since significantly evolved.

Blow In Place

Blow In Place

Does $46 million Aerojet Chino Hills cleanup go far enough? Missing munitions, untested groundwater, depleted uranium and radiation running off facility into Santa Ana River are concerns.

Ahmanson Ranch – 5 Year Anniversary

Ahmanson Ranch – 5 Year Anniversary

Today, Ahmanson Ranch celebrates its fifth birthday as open space covered by thousands of Valley Oaks and inhabitated by red-legged frogs and other rare and endangered animals.