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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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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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Stanford engineer Jacobson: U.S. can attain all renewable energy by 2050

Post revised 7/28/2014 to reference Mark Jacobson’s California study, A roadmap for repowering California for all purposes with wind, water, and sunlight, June 2014. This study presents a roadmap for converting California’s all-purpose (electricity, transportation, heating/cooling, and industry) energy infrastructure to one … Continue reading

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10/19/2013 San Clemente Symposium: Decommissioning San Onofre and the dangers of high burnup fuel

The Coalition to Decommission San Onofre and the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter organized this San Clemente community symposium with world renowned nuclear experts to discuss San Onofre decommissioning, nuclear waste issues and radiation dangers. Below are handouts, presentations and video … 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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04/03/2013 MD NRC meeting: Edison request to lower San Onofre safety standards

UPDATE: The NRC announced plans to approve Edison’s request to lower San Onofre’s safety standards and may do so in less than the normal 30 day comment period –removing obstacles to a restart of the seriously defective San Onofre Unit … 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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