Monthly Archives: March 2012

No blackouts with San Onofre shut down

There will be no rolling blackouts this summer with San Onofre shut down. California’s electric grid operator has many options to prevent this.  The California Independent System Operator (ISO) on 3/22/2012 presented this list of various actions that would mitigate … Continue reading

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Edison wants utility customers to pay for seismic studies

Plant operator Southern California Edison is asking that utility customers, not shareholders, fund at least $64 million for a study that would survey seismic faults near the San Onofre plant. On Friday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ordered safety changes for … Continue reading

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California doesn’t know if Fukushima can happen here

Special to the Mercury News Can what happened in Fukushima happen in California? As the anniversary of Japan’s tragic earthquake nears, the California Energy Commission, in its official report to the governor and the Legislature, presented a shocking response to … Continue reading

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Congress told NRC: stop enforcing regulations or we’ll cut your budget

“Congress told NRC to stop enforcing existing regulations or we’ll cut your budget 40%,” said David Lochbaum. This happened June 4th, 1998. “That’s the day the NRC even stopped pretending to be an aggressive regulator.” The Senate Appropriations Committee was … Continue reading

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Aging Nuclear Reactors

This “must watch” video shows that unless urgent action is taken the U.S. could be heading for a nuclear catastrophe comparable to Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi. The investigation by Joe Rubin and Serene Fang of the Center for Investigative Reporting presents the serious … Continue reading

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03/05/2012 Sacramento – Occupy the Capitol

Please bring California Nuclear Initiative petitions to this peaceful rally in Sacramento on Monday March 5th for signature gathering and to sign up new volunteers. Thousands of students, parents, teachers, and workers will flood into Sacramento on Monday, March 5th for … Continue reading

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3/10/2012 San Clemente – Fukushima Remembrance

A First Anniversary Remembrance of the March 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan will be held the evening of: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:00 pm San Clemente Community Center 100 Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA  Map  Join us to honor … Continue reading

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