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Radioactive Material

A combined effort of local and national agencies will keep radioactive materials out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

$30M Effort Begun To Keep Terrorists From Smuggling Radioactive Material Into Southland Ports

Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.

04/18/2014

(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Study To Monitor SoCal Kelp For Fukushima Radiation

Scientists will begin testing local kelp beds later this month for radioactive contamination that may have drifted east from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014