Category Archives: Press Release

1/24/2019 NRC meeting on defective San Onofre Holtec nuclear waste storage system

On January 24th the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hear Southern California Edison’s (SCE) reasons to continue to load 44 more Holtec nuclear waste canisters, even though they know every thin-wall canister loaded in the Holtec nuclear waste storage  system … Continue reading

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1/23-24/2019: NRC ASLB Holtec New Mexico CIS Nuclear Waste meeting

On January 23rd and 24th at 8AM to 4PM PST the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) holds oral arguments on the Holtec Spent Fuel Storage application for the proposed New Mexico Consolidated Interim Storage (CIS) … Continue reading

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NRC ignores Holtec design problem that gouges walls of all San Onofre nuclear waste canisters

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) admitted today they plan to ignore the Holtec engineering design problems that cause gouges in the walls of all San Onofre nuclear waste storage canisters. So far 29 canisters are loaded.  An additional 44 canisters … Continue reading

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11/29/2018: NRC admits San Onofre Holtec nuclear waste canisters are all damaged

The Holtec nuclear waste storage canisters at San Onofre are lemons and must be replaced with thick-wall casks. 11/29/2018 Oceanside:   The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) admits in their November 28, 2018 NRC Inspection Report and Notice of Violation, ML18332A357 (page … Continue reading

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San Onofre defective Holtec nuclear waste storage system is a lemon and must be recalled

The Holtec nuclear waste dry storage system (Hi-STORM UMAX) is a lemon and is putting California’s safety, economy and security at great risk. It must be recalled. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Southern California Edison, California Coastal Commission (CCC), and … Continue reading

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04/26/2016 Sacramento DOE nuclear waste meeting: DOE ignores cracking risk in storage plan

30 years after Chernobyl, Department of Energy meets in Sacramento to discuss storage of hundreds of U.S. “Chernobyls” in a can   Over 2000 U.S. thin-walled canisters cannot be inspected, repaired, maintained, monitored, and some may already be cracking. April … 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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