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High Burnup Fuel Fact Sheet

High Burnup Nuclear Fuel  Pushing the Safety Envelope by Marvin Resnikoff [1] and Donna Gilmore [2] January 2014 Click to print or download High Burnup Fuel Fact Sheet   As commercial reactor economics have declined, utilities, with the acquiescence of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission … Continue reading

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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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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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02-12-2013 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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02/02/2013 San Clemente: San Onofre Nuclear Shutdown Anniversary Event

First Anniversary — San Onofre Nuclear Shutdown One year ago, a radiation leak nearly became a major nuclear disaster. A year without any blackouts proves we don’t need to live with the danger. Safe, reliable and sustainable alternatives will provide … 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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11/14/2012 Santa Monica – California Coastal Commission meeting on whale killing seismic surveys

UPDATE: The Coastal Commission rejected PG&E’s proposal and said they didn’t need to come back to try again.   Coastal Commissioner Dayna Bochco said PG&E explained what the soundwaves would do. “They did convince me that there is a target … 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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