Category Archives: Steam Generator

10/01/2013 San Diego: CPUC hearing on San Onofre costs

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is holding its first Public Participation Hearing (PPH) in San Diego on how much the captive ratepayers of Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) should pay for the defective … Continue reading

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Letter from wife of San Onofre Nuclear Operator to Governor Brown

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Office of the Governor State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, California 95814 . May 2, 2013 Dear Governor Brown, Nearly a year ago I wrote a letter to you voicing my concerns about the San Onofre … Continue reading

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Public Comments due 5/16/2013: Stop NRC from lowering San Onofre safety standards

UPDATE 5/17/2013: The public comment period is closed.  However,  Requests for a hearing or petition for leave to intervene can still be filed by June 17, 2013. Thousands of comments have been received. Thanks to all those who submitted comments! All public comments … Continue reading

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04/03/2013 MD NRC meeting: Edison request to lower San Onofre safety standards

UPDATE: The NRC announced plans to approve Edison’s request to lower San Onofre’s safety standards and may do so in less than the normal 30 day comment period –removing obstacles to a restart of the seriously defective San Onofre Unit … Continue reading

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Dan Hirsch: Why San Onofre is not safe to restart

Dan Hirsch UCI 10/16/2012 presentation on why the San Onofre nuclear power reactors should not be restarted. A “must watch” short video that presents the facts everyone needs to know. Read the 9/12/2012 San Onofre Report referenced in the above … Continue reading

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02/21/2013 Costa Mesa CPUC meeting on San Onofre

Please attend today’s California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) public participation hearing regarding San Onofre nuclear power plant.  The CPUC does not appear to understand the urgency of the situation and has a long drawn out process that seems to care … Continue reading

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02-12-2013 Capistrano Beach NRC meeting on San Onofre restart plan

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will meet with the public on February 12th to discuss the status of its review of Southern California Edison’s proposed plan to restart San Onofre Reactor Unit 2 WITHOUT fixing it first. The NRC expects to … Continue reading

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What Part of Fukushima Do You NOT understand?

Original song by Tom English & Chris Blanchard. Vocals - Tom English, Guitar – Chris Blanchard, 1st umbrella – Gary Headrick, 2st umbrella, Donna Gilmore.  Taken outside the 11/30/2012 NRC public meeting on Edison’s plan to restart its aging, crippled San … Continue reading

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01/22/2013 San Diego Unified School District Board meeting — San Onofre on agenda

UPDATE: San Diego Unified School District Board approves the San Onofre resolution.  The resolution, introduced by board members Richard Barrera and Kevin Beiser, said “the San Diego Unified School District believes restarting the defective Unit 2 nuclear reactor at San … Continue reading

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01/16/2013 Maryland NRC meeting: Friends of the Earth San Onofre petition

Friends of the Earth (FOE) petitioner will address the NRC Petition Review Board (PRB) in Maryland on 1/16/2013 regarding restart of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.   UPDATE: Listen to Arnie Gundersen as he makes his slide presentation. In this … Continue reading

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