We stand for the secure containment of radioactive material to ensure the protection of our environment, economy and way of life.
Flooding overwhelms this high-density population in Bangladesh. Discover the innovative system of floating schools which have educated over 90,000 students in monsoon-ridden shoreline communities.
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On the topic of environmental disasters, could you imagine trying to deal with contamination from a far deadlier kind of waste that you can’t see or smell and that remains toxic for hundreds of thousands of years? The oil spill has us thinking about the state of nuclear waste safety.
Earlier this month, a Superior Court judge handed down an unfavorable ruling regarding our lawsuit to protect our coast from nuclear waste. Despite this decision, we are not finished fighting for the safety of our community and environment.
Check out our latest SLF newsletter to read an international perspective on the issues facing San Onofre and learn more about Coalition for Nuclear Safety’s recent discussion with Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear
National Coverage of SLF’s Lawsuit on MSNBC
On June 3, 2021, SLF’s lawsuit for the improved management of the radioactive waste at San Onofre was featured by Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC’s The Last Word (watch here). Congressman Mike Levin (D-CA) joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the environmental and human impact that radioactive waste has on the millions of people who live near San Onofre.
SLF-funded programs connect science, education & the arts to build community voices
As a 501(c)(3), SLF hosts public events, performances, and builds awareness of powerful issues through programs across education, science and the arts.
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ENVIRONMENT - NUCLEAR WASTE
3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste at San Onofre and the threat to public safety
SCIENCE & MEDICINE
From the microbiome to ecological studies, we fund a wide range of scientific explorations
As a bridge to shared learning, we promote programs from STEAM to garden education
Providing broader access to the arts for all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds
Recognizing outstanding individuals and groups that go above and beyond in their field
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