Category Archives: Radiation Monitoring

3/25/2014 San Clemente: San Onofre decommissioning CEP meeting

San Onofre’s Tom Palmisano will brief the community on decommission planning/activities at the first Southern California Edison Community Engagement Panel (CEP) meeting on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Coalition to Decommission San Onofre press conference at 5:00 p.m.) San … Continue reading

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Chernobyl Health Effects

by Wladimir Tchertkoff, 51 min, 2004 In 1995, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Hiroshi Nakajima, tried to inform on Chernobyl by organizing in Geneva an international conference with 700 experts and physicians. This tentative was blocked. … Continue reading

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Nightmare of Nuclear Waste

An excellent educational video showing the many problems of nuclear waste. Learn more about radiation monitoring. Learn more about radiation health risks.    

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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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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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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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03/20/2012 6 PM San Clemente City Council Meeting – Radiation Monitoring

Please attend the March 20th (6 pm) San Clemente City Council meeting to show your support for independent radiation monitoring in San Clemente. Location: San Clemente City Hall, 100 Avenida Presidio, San Clemente, CA. The public has no access to timely radiation … Continue reading

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02/21/2012 San Clemente City Council Meeting

Please attend Tuesday’s 6 pm San Clemente City Council meeting.  The city council needs to know you are concerned about the problems at San Onofre and that the public needs immediate access to radiation levels in the air we breath … Continue reading

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Radiation levels increase in San Onofre cooling system

“…radiation levels in the plant’s cooling system [Unit 2] doubled from January to February 2011 and continued to climb through the end of the year. ..increasing levels of radiation in the water that cools the reactor probably indicates that the … Continue reading

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Kyle Thiermann surfing for change

This video from Kyle Thiermann explains some of the serious problems with relying on nuclear energy for electricity, including footage from Fukushima and problems with a proposal for a new nuclear power plant in South Africa.

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