Category Archives: Whistleblower

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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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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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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Letter from wife of San Onofre Nuclear Operator to Governor Brown

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Office of the Governor State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, California 95814 . May 2, 2013 Dear Governor Brown, Nearly a year ago I wrote a letter to you voicing my concerns about the San Onofre … 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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Cause of steam generator problems at San Onofre

The word from insiders at the [San Onofre nuclear] plant is that the problem stems from [steam generator] pipes being configured in such a way as to have unintentionally created a situation where water passes through the tubes at such … Continue reading

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NRC 2/9/2012: San Onofre operator errors caused 11/1/2011 ammonia leak emergency alert

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) February 9, 2012 Inspection Report says operator error caused the San Onofre Nuclear Generator Station (SONGS) ammonia leak that resulted in the November 1, 2011 Emergency Alert at the nuclear power plant. This is just another in … Continue reading

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