EPA Considering Further Weakening Radiation Standards

Sixty-Nine Groups Oppose Action

Despite a marked increase in official estimates of how dangerous radiation is, EPA is now considering further weakening its existing lax radiation standards.  CBG prepared a detailed critique of these proposals, joined in on by 68 other organizations in a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.  . . . Read more

New Report Exposes Boeing Influence Peddling That Derailed Cleanup of a Partial Nuclear Meltdown Site Near L.A.

Consumer Watchdog has released a report detailing connections between former government officials and Boeing.  In the report, Consumer Watchdog

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Click here to read Consumer Watchdog’s letter to the governor. . . . Read more

SSFL Workgroup Meeting June 18, 2014

NEXT SSFL WORK GROUP MEETING  Wednesday, June 18th 6:30 PM at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065

The meeting will include a featured presentation on:

Potential for Offsite Exposures Associated with the Santa Susana Field Laboratory - Dr. Yoram Cohen, Professor of Chemical . . . Read more

The SSFL Work Group Returns – February 5

CBG is pleased to announce that the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Work Group is back and will hold it’s next meeting on February 5th at 6:30 pm at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93063.

CBG has been a member of the SSFL Work Group panel for over 20 years. The Work Group met quarterly . . . Read more

Toxic Regulators Questioned at Senate Oversight Hearing

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CBG Issues Report “50 Years of Power; 500,000 Years of Radioactive Waste”

Comments Submitted to NRC On Draft Nuclear Waste Confidence Rule, click here to download. . . . Read more

Read CBG’s 2013 Annual Report

CBG recently released its 2013 annual report.  You may access it here, along with our prior annual reports. . . . Read more

CBG & Other Groups Win Injunction

Radioactive Debris from Boeing Nuclear Buildings Barred from Disposal at Unlicensed Sites

The Superior Court in Sacramento has just issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the state toxics agency from approving any more shipments of radioactive debris from tear-down of Boeing nuclear structures at SSFL to unlicensed disposal . . . Read more

Over 100 Groups Call on EPA to Withdraw Dramatically Weakened Radiation Guides

Over 100 environmental organizations have called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to withdraw EPA’s controversial new Protective Action Guides (PAGs), which would allow exposure to very high doses from radiation releases before government would take action to protect the public. . . . Read more

How is Japan Recovering from Fukushima?

CBG’s Dan Hirsch talks with CCTV news regarding the status of Fukushima cleanup efforts.



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