Monthly Archives: April 2012

4/24/2012 Irvine City Council meeting – San Onofre on agenda

San Onofre nuclear power plant issues are on the agenda for the 4/24/2012 Irvine City Council meeting. World renown independent nuclear and energy experts will be attending. The meeting is open to the public.  If you live or work in Southern California, … Continue reading

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Nuclear Initiative signature drive falls short, but movement towards shutdown grows

Though we maintained optimism until the end that we may qualify our initiative for the November ballot, and while our hopes were bolstered by a recent influx of signatures due to publicity surrounding the anniversary of Fukushima as well as … Continue reading

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Cascading major design changes caused San Onofre nuclear reactor steam generator failures and radiation leak

Major steam generator design changes by Southern California Edison (SCE) are the likely cause of radiation leaks and unusual accelerated tube wear in the San Onofre nuclear power plant’s four steam generators, states a new study by nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen. San … Continue reading

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04/06/2012 Media Kit – San Onofre Press Conference

2012-04-06 Press Release - San Onofre Nuclear Crisis  - Community members to NRC: Robust, transparent and thorough investigation of urgent safety problems is essential Steam Generator Failures at San Onofre – Fairewinds Summary Steam Generator Failures at San Onofre – Fairewinds – Full Report … Continue reading

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Mail California Nuclear Initiative petitions by April 7th

The last day to mail California Nuclear Initiative (CNI) petitions is this weekend, Saturday April 7th, 2012.   ACTION #1: Please download and sign the petition and get others to do the same. Gather signatures at markets and large events. … Continue reading

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4/6/2012 NRC Chairman to visit San Onofre

San Onofre Crisis Update: Energy Watchdogs, Community Members React to Planned Visit by NRC Chair Demand robust, transparent and thorough investigation of urgent safety problems Washington, D.C. and San Clemente, Calif. – The ongoing crisis at the troubled San Onofre nuclear … Continue reading

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San Onofre radiation leak

This ad campaign follows report detailing Edison safety failures and regulators’ intervention at troubled nuclear reactors A new television ad campaign targeting Southern California Edison calls on residents to let the utility know that their families come first — and … Continue reading

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