Category Archives: PG&E

All Holtec nuclear waste thin-wall canisters likely damaged from inferior Holtec downloading systems

All Holtec thin-wall stainless steel canisters (only 1/2″ to 5/8″ thick) are likely damaged from Holtec’s inferior canister downloading system. The downloading system lacks precision, resulting in metal to metal scraping and gouging of canister walls.  This significantly shortens the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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04/17/2013 WRCB meeting: Once-through cooling nuclear reactors

The Water Resources Control Board (WRCB) Nuclear Review Committee will meet April 17th in Sacramento to discuss nuclear plant once-through cooling issues.  The Review Committee must provide a final report describing the results of special studies and must present their … 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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09-24-2012 Sacramento – Fish and Game public meeting on whale killing seismic surveys

The California Fish and Game Commission will hold a public meeting Monday, September 24th, 2012, at 10:00 am in Sacramento to address PG&E’s proposed high-energy seismic surveys.  These surveys will maim and kill large numbers of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, otters, … Continue reading

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