Category Archives: Senator Barbara Boxer

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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San Onofre and High Burnup Nuclear Waste Experiment

It’s been two years since San Onofre nuclear reactors were shut down. However, we’re still at risk from the tons of nuclear waste generated by the reactors. A nuclear waste accident could result in permanent evacuation of parts of Southern California … Continue reading

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Public Comments due 5/16/2013: Stop NRC from lowering San Onofre safety standards

UPDATE 5/17/2013: The public comment period is closed.  However,  Requests for a hearing or petition for leave to intervene can still be filed by June 17, 2013. Thousands of comments have been received. Thanks to all those who submitted comments! All public comments … Continue reading

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02/21/2013 Costa Mesa CPUC meeting on San Onofre

Please attend today’s California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) public participation hearing regarding San Onofre nuclear power plant.  The CPUC does not appear to understand the urgency of the situation and has a long drawn out process that seems to care … 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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Tell your senators: Keep San Onofre shut down

Please support this action from Friends of the Earth. They are working to help keep us safe from a nuclear disaster at San Onofre. The San Onofre nuclear plant has been shut down for more than three months now due … Continue reading

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