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How Business is Really Done Before Environmental Agencies

If you think the environmental news in California is depressing with the latest fiasco of regulators allowing oil companies to re-inject wastewater from fracking into hundreds of aquifers containing...

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Consumer Watchdog Calls for Defunding or Major Reform of Top Toxics Regulator...

Contact Info Name: Liza Tucker Email: liza@consumerwatchdog.org Phone Number: 310-392-7931, or 626-372-1964 (cell) Thursday, March 12, 2015 Related Focus Areas: Dirty Money Watch Toxics Watchdog...

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Cleaning Up Exide, After Decades of Pollution and Misconduct

Monday, March 16, 2015 By Warren Olney, WHICH WAY LA? KCRW 89.9FM WHICH WAY LA? KCRW 89.9FM...

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Irwindale City Officials Must Block Hazardous Waste Facility Alongside Santa...

Decision To Grant Facility A Permit In Violation of City Zoning Is Latest Snafu By State’s Top Toxics Regulator Contact Info Name: Liza Tucker Email: liza@consumerwatchdog.org Tuesday, April 7, 2015...

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Democracy At Work

When the confirmation of California’s top toxics regulator was over, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon addressed the audience: “You saw democracy working…” But was this really democracy at...

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LA's Nuclear Secret: Part 2

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 By Joel Grover, KNBC TV-4 Los Angeles, CA KNBC TV-4 Los Angeles, CA http://www.nbclosangeles.com/investigations/LA-Nuclear-Secret-Part-2-328640391.html The Santa Susana...

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KNBC TV-4 Los Angeles, CA: L.A.'s Nuclear Secret

Source: KNBC TV-4 Los Angeles, CA The Santa Susana Field Laboratory, tucked in the hills between the San Fernando and Simi Valleys, is putting the health of thousands of Los Angeles and Ventura County...

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City of Industry Battery Recycler Ordered To Test For Lead Pollution

Thursday, November 19, 2015 By Molly Peterson, KPCC 89.3FM SoCal Public Radio KPCC 89.3FM SoCal Public Radio In the wake of a growing lead pollution investigation in neighborhoods around the now...

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Lax Regulatory Enforcement Leaves Thousands at Risk of Lead Poisoning in...

Sunday, November 22, 2015 By Daniel Ross, TRUTHOUT TRUTHOUT http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33749-lax-regulatory-enforcement-leaves-thousands-at-risk-of-lead-poisoning-in-california This story could...

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Ramp-Up To Inquiry On Alison Canyon Gas Leak

Saturday, January 30, 2016 By Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER SAN DIEGO READER http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/jan/30/ticker-ramp-inquiry-alison-canyon-gas-leak/# Consumer Watchdog to be Sempra...

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Citizens Oversight Files Petition With CPUC Calling for Investigation Into...

Sunday, January 31, 2016 By Staff Reporters, EAST COUNTY NEWS SERVICE EAST COUNTY NEWS SERVICE...

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Local Energy Reliability Possibly At Risk With Porter Ranch Gas Leak

Monday, February 1, 2016 By Sharon McNary, KPCC 89.3FM SoCal Public Radio KPCC 89.3FM SoCal Public Radio http://www.scpr.org/news/2016/02/01/57183/local-energy-reliability-possibly-at-risk-with-por/...

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KABC TV-7 Los Angeles: Watchdogs Petition CPUC To Publicly Investigate Porter...

Source: KABC TV-7 Los Angeles Consumer Watchdog is demanding the California Public Utilities Commission conduct an open, full and public investigation into the Porter Ranch gas leak. Related Focus...

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Watchdogs Petition PUC For Open Investigation On Porter Ranch Leak; Decry...

Contact Info Name: Jamie Court & Charles Langley Email: jamie@consumerwatchdog.org Monday, February 1, 2016 Related Focus Areas: Toxics Watchdog Thumbnail:  Santa Monica, CA -- Consumer Watchdog...

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L.A. County Files Criminal Charges Over Porter Ranch Gas Leak

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 By Paige St. John & Alice Walton, LOS ANGELES TIMES LOS ANGELES TIMES...

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Gov. Brown Proposes $177 Million For Exide Lead Contamination Cleanup

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 By Elizabeth Aguilera, KPCC 89.3 FM Pasadena, CA KPCC 89.3 FM Pasadena, CA http://www.scpr.org/news/2016/02/17/57646/governor-proposes-176-million-for-exide-clean-up/ After...

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Consumer Watchdog Applauds Governor Brown For $176.6 Million Cleanup Of East...

Contact Info Name: Liza Tucker Email: liza@consumerwatchdog.org Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Related Focus Areas: Toxics Watchdog Thumbnail:  Santa Monica, CA -- Governor Brown’s announcement today...

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Could Porter Ranch Gas Leak Disrupt The Gasoline Supply?

Thursday, June 16, 2016 By Sharon McNary, KPCC 89.3FM So Cal Public Radio KPCC 89.3FM So Cal Public Radio http://www.scpr.org/news/2016/06/16/61650/could-porter-ranch-gas-leak-disrupt-the-gasoline-s/ A...

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Will Cosmetic Regulation Kill Independent Beauty Brands?

Thursday, August 18, 2016 Host: Larry Mantle, AIR TALK - KPCC 89.3 FM Pasadena, CA AIR TALK - KPCC 89.3 FM Pasadena, CA...

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Southern California Gas Taps Aliso Canyon Amid Conservation Warnings

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 By Ivan Penn, LOS ANGELES TIMES LOS ANGELES TIMES http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-southern-california-gas-20170124-story.html Withdrawal by Southern California Gas spurs...

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