Monthly Archives: January 2012

San Onofre Shut Down 1/31/2012

San Onofre Unit 2 and 3 are both down today (1/31/2012) and yet we still have plenty of power without this nuclear plant running. Unit 2 is shut down for maintenance and Unit 3 is shut down after a possible … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT – Call NRC

Please call the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) DC office today at 1-800-368-5642 or 301-415-7000 and tell them what you think of this idea. Residents Organized for Safe Environment (ROSE) Statement of Concern: ROSE believes that the NRC’s stated alternative to … Continue reading

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SDG&E Solar Penalty

San Diego Gas & Electric wants to add a monthly ‘network use charge’ for tapping into its distribution grid. Customers who do not use solar power would not see much of a change on their monthly bill, but customers who do use … Continue reading

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Fukushima and Chernobyl radiation maps

Radiation maps of Fukushima and Chernobyl shows levels of radiation spreading beyond 186 miles (300 km). Radiation is traveling around the world. Source: Professor Yukio Hayakawa, geologist and volcanologist, Gunma University

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Southern California Edison Obstructs Solar Projects

Millions of dollars in renewable energy projects intended to provide power to facilities in California’s national parks and forests have been sitting idle for years because of Southern California Edison. There’s 24-plus systems in the Southern California Edison area that … Continue reading

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San Onofre to push more power with turbine upgrades – is this safe?

The San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant has embarked on a series of upgrades that will allow the plant to increase its power output by about 2% over it’s original design. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) refers to this as a … Continue reading

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Vote “Yes” in SC Times Poll – Support Calif. Nuke Initiative

Please go to the San Clemente Times website and vote “yes” in their San Clemente Times Reader Poll that asks “Will you support the ballot initiative to close nuclear power plants?” The Reader Poll is on the left-hand side of … Continue reading

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