California

Cal/OSHA Inspectors AWOL During Pandemic

Cal/OSHA Inspectors AWOL During Pandemic

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, July 2, 2020 Contact:  Jeff Ruch (510) 213-7028; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Cal/OSHA Inspectors AWOL During Pandemic Growing Backlog of Workplace Complaints; Vacancies Remain Unfilled   Washington, DC — California’s workplace...
Malibu School Toxic PCB Clean-Up Still a Mess

Malibu School Toxic PCB Clean-Up Still a Mess

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Malibu School Toxic PCB Clean-Up Still a Mess Students and Teachers Still in Rooms Contaminated Well Above Legal Limits Washington, DC — A court-ordered removal of illegal levels...

California Public Record Laws

Citations California Public Records Act, GOVT. CODE §§ 6250 -6276.48 General overview of public records act http://ag.ca.gov/publications/summary_public_records_act.pdf Inspection of public records/exemptions/disclosures...

Treasure Island Superfund Denial Based on Misinformation

For Immediate Release: Sep 18, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 High Hazardous Rankings Overlooked on Assumption of Quick Easy Cleanup Oakland, CA — San Francisco’s Treasure Island was not designated a Superfund site, despite earning a U.S. Environmental...

Water Rustling from Death Valley Charged

For Immediate Release: Jun 27, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Water Rustling from Death Valley Charged Call for Investigation of Allegedly Illegal Diversion of Park Water for a Mine Washington, DC — The National Park Service illegally approved diversion of...