Category Archives: Video

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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Earthquake size is unpredictable says USGS seismologist

USGS Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones (Pasadena) said regarding earthquake predictions: We have no way looking forward and saying what is coming next. Which year, which day, which month — we don’t have anything that ties that down. In fact, we think … Continue reading

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Bad Vibrations: San Onofre steam generators cannot safely be repaired – new Fairewinds video and report

Arnie Gundersen, Chief Engineer of Fairewinds, explains why San Onofre’s four defective replacement steam generators cannot safely be repaired, as he demonstrates what happened inside the generators. Steam generator tube vibrations caused extensive damage due to design changes between the … Continue reading

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San Onofre radiation leak

This ad campaign follows report detailing Edison safety failures and regulators’ intervention at troubled nuclear reactors A new television ad campaign targeting Southern California Edison calls on residents to let the utility know that their families come first — and … Continue reading

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Congress told NRC: stop enforcing regulations or we’ll cut your budget

“Congress told NRC to stop enforcing existing regulations or we’ll cut your budget 40%,” said David Lochbaum. This happened June 4th, 1998. “That’s the day the NRC even stopped pretending to be an aggressive regulator.” The Senate Appropriations Committee was … Continue reading

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Aging Nuclear Reactors

This “must watch” video shows that unless urgent action is taken the U.S. could be heading for a nuclear catastrophe comparable to Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi. The investigation by Joe Rubin and Serene Fang of the Center for Investigative Reporting presents the serious … Continue reading

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Kyle Thiermann surfing for change

This video from Kyle Thiermann explains some of the serious problems with relying on nuclear energy for electricity, including footage from Fukushima and problems with a proposal for a new nuclear power plant in South Africa.

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San Onofre and Other Nuclear Plants’ Mechanical Failures

Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear joins Thom Hartmann. California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant was unexpectedly shut down after radioactive water was discovered leaking out of the plant’s Unit 3 reactor [resulting in the release of radioactive vapor into the air]. … Continue reading

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12/10/2011 OCCUPY IRVINE – Saturday 5:00pm – 6:00pm

San Clemente Green has been invited to speak at Occupy Irvine about nuclear power issues. This will be a well attended event with our supporters, the growing encampment in OC and will also be drawing from the Occupy LA movement. … Continue reading

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