Category Archives: nuclear power

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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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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NRC launches two proceedings about San Onofre’s future

Here is a statement from Damon Moglen, director of Friends of the Earth’s energy and climate campaign, on today’s decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on FOE’s petition regarding the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant: In today’s decision, the Nuclear … Continue reading

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11/08/2012 NRC hears FOE petition and stay request for San Onofre nuclear reactors

At 9:00 a.m. EST on November 8th, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) heard Friends of the Earth’s petition demanding the NRC require Southern California Edison to submit its San Onofre steam generator design to a license amendment process, which would … Continue reading

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10/25/2012 Irvine CPUC meeting – San Onofre on agenda

Please attend October 25th California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) meeting to share your concerns about San Onofre nuclear power plant costs and reliability.   CAUTION: The CPUC has no jurisdiction over nuclear power plant safety.  Therefore, it’s important to limit your … 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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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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Sign CREDO petition to NRC Chairman Macfarlane

The San Onofre nuclear plant is an accident waiting to happen! Click here to sign petition. Eight million people in California will soon be endangered by America’s most dangerous nuclear power plant if the Southern California Edison power company has … Continue reading

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FERC Chairman: We’ll be in fine shape without San Onofre

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff is confident San Diego County’s summer power needs can be addressed without the San Onofre nuclear plant. The reactivation of non-nuclear generation plants and preparations to reduce peak power demands in the … Continue reading

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