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US NRC: Impact of Environmental Conditions on Nuclear Waste Dry Storage, Comment Deadline May 4, 2015, 11.59 pm ET

Originally posted on Mining Awareness + :
[Updated 29 Apr; Intro updated 30 Apr; further update later on 30 Apr or 1 May.] This NUREG looks like a hoax. It does not live up to its title, nor to its scope. One…

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Judge permits Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon: No Tribal Consult, No Environmental Update; Appeal Expected

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D_3516 Prehistoric granaries about Nankoweap in Marble Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park. Mark Lellouch, NPS The nuclear fuel chain destroys the environment and kills from the start, with uranium mining, to the finish, with long-lived,…

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Childhood Cancer Near Nuclear Power Stations

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Another US NRC deadline is upon us for 24 March 2015: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/11/20/2014-27519/radiation-protection The following article by Dr. Ian Fairlie should prove helpful for the question about embryo-fetal exposure to radiation, dose assessment, and more. Dr.…

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10/21/2015 Laguna Woods City Council approves San Onofre nuclear waste resolution

Laguna Woods City Council adopted San Onofre Resolution 15-02 regarding concerns about continued storage of 1,609 metric tons of highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel at San Onofre.  It states that while waste remains on-site “…it must be stored in a manner that is … Continue reading

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Radioactive Reindeer

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Reindeer Pulling Sleigh Photo by Elen Schurova via wikimedia. “The Chernobyl accident is an obvious example of how human failures when dealing with a modern technical system can have global consequences and also be a…

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10/27/2014 Carlsbad: NRC San Onofre Decommissioning meeting

PRESS RELEASE                                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact:  Donna Gilmore, SanOnofreSafety.org                                949-204-7794  dgilmore@cox.net   Updated 2/22/2015 with this link to Official Transcript of 10/27/2014 NRC San … Continue reading

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Battle For The Net

If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved … Continue reading

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Premature failure of U.S. spent nuclear fuel storage canisters

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) should delay funding the new San Onofre dry cask storage system until Southern California Edison provides written substantiation that the major problems identified below are resolved. Sign petition to STOP California from wasting $400 … Continue reading

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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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NRC Ignores High Burnup in Spent Fuel Transportation Risk Assessment

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) chose to EXCLUDE high burnup spent fuel in their 2014 final report on Spent Fuel Transportation Risk Assessment (NUREG-2125).   However, they claim “..that NRC regulations continue to provide adequate protection of public health and safety … Continue reading

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