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This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters  In 1991, when a railroad tanker spilled its contents into the upper Sacramento River, Jim Pedri, supervising engineer for the California Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Central Valley office, called it “the worst chemical-environmental…

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters  If you have ever experienced the majesty of giant redwoods in Northern California, you understand the peace and wisdom that these giants represent. Walking through a forest where these trees reign is more than…

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Top 10 California DisastersWhen the Los Angeles aqueduct was opened in 1913, it diverted water from Owens Lake. Just 13 years later the lake, which once could float a steamboat, had dried up — to slake the thirst…

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters  We’re going to start off with a bad news–good news story. This way when you look at the rest of the list, you can always come back to this one and find some hope.…

(EnviroNews California) – Los Angeles – While speaking with Erin Brockovich, the topic of the worst environmental disasters in California history came up. The following list of the top 10 man-made environmental disasters that California has experienced contains some disturbing information about what the government and corporations have…

(EnviroNews California) – Los Angeles – Erin Brockovich is a people’s champion when it comes to battling against big industrial polluters who contaminate and poison groundwater, so much so that they even made a Hollywood movie showcasing her first amazing success story in Hinckley, California. The movie, ‘Erin…

(EnviroNews California) – “How are we going to dispose of it without destroying ourselves?” This was the question posed by celebrity activist Erin Brockovich to EnviroNews California during a full-feature sit-down interview in Los Angeles. Medical waste is a topic that most people have probably given very little…

(EnviroNews California) – The Salt Lake Valley has a high number of industrial air polluters. To be frank, it’s loaded with them and its population is hobbled by some of the most dangerous air pollution on the entire planet. The pollution crisis is so severe, in fact, that…

(EnviroNews California) – Los Angeles – Celebrity activist Erin Brockovich is at it again. That is, taking on BIG polluters. Her most recent endeavor is the obscure and dark world of medical waste, a subject that most Americans have likely spent little time thinking about over the course…

(EnviroNews California) – Los Angeles – In a full-feature sit-down interview with EnviroNews USA Editor-in-Chief Emerson Urry, celebrity activist Erin Brockovich laid down strong messages on an array of environmental topics. From fracking to nuclear meltdowns, this woman is a coast-to-coast, worldwide environmental activism powerhouse. After catapulting into…