Monthly Archives: October 2012

10/25/2012 Irvine CPUC meeting – San Onofre on agenda

Please attend October 25th California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) meeting to share your concerns about San Onofre nuclear power plant costs and reliability.   CAUTION: The CPUC has no jurisdiction over nuclear power plant safety.  Therefore, it’s important to limit your … Continue reading

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California plans for 7.8 earthquake but ignores San Onofre nuclear plant 7.0 design limit

California seismic planners want us to “drop, cover and hold on” as part of their Great ShakeOut earthquake drill for the expected and overdue 7.8 magnitude earthquake, yet they ignore the fact Southern California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant is … Continue reading

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Union of Concerned Scientists questions restart of San Onofre Unit 2 nuclear reactor

Union of Concerned Scientists has serious concerns about Southern California Edison’s (SCE) restart plans for San Onofre Unit 2. In a 10/12/2012 letter submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), David Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, identified the following issues: … Continue reading

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Press release and handouts 10/9/2012 NRC San Onofre public meeting

2012-10-09 Press Release – No risky restart says public at NRC meeting in Dana Point No risky restart says public at today’s NRC meeting on San Onofre.  NRC License amendment process and adjudicatory evidentiary hearing demanded to ensure safety. Edison’s plan … Continue reading

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Edison’s safety plan to restart San Onofre is to watch for radiation leaks

Southern California Edison’s safety plan to restart San Onofre nuclear reactor Unit 2 is to watch for radiation leaks.  They don’t know how to fix the reactor, so they’re just going to slow it down and see what happens.  Don’t allow … Continue reading

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