Category Archives: Emergency Planning

Tell Energy Commission: Don’t allow cracking nuclear waste canisters

Tell the California Energy Commission (CEC) to change state policy to require nuclear waste storage containers that won’t crack. Some of California’s thin steel storage canisters may already be cracking and could have a through-wall crack within 8 years, releasing … 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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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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9/26/2012 Encinitas City Council Meeting

San Onofre is Item 6 on the agenda for the September 26, 2012 6:00 p.m. Encinitas City Council Meeting. Council Chambers 505 South Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, California 92024 Contact information for City Council members can be found at this link. … Continue reading

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Southern California Ports at risk from San Onofre nuclear plant

A nuclear disaster at the San Onofre nuclear power plant could shut down both the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports.  Any cost benefit analysis of whether to restart San Onofre should include the economic impact of such a possibility. According to the … Continue reading

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Earthquake size is unpredictable says USGS seismologist

USGS Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones (Pasadena) said regarding earthquake predictions: We have no way looking forward and saying what is coming next. Which year, which day, which month — we don’t have anything that ties that down. In fact, we think … 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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