The Los Angeles City Council approved this San Onofre safety resolution on an 11 – 0 vote.
…the City of Los Angeles hereby includes in its 2013-2014 Federal Legislative Program SUPPORT for action by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to
- make no decision about restarting either San Onofre unit until it has fully reviewed public safety through a prudent, transparent, and precautionary process, has allowed independent experts and the public ample opportunity to comment, and has confirmed that Southern California Edison has completed any resulting mandated repairs, replacements, or other actions necessary to guarantee both short- and long-term safe operation of San Onofre.
- Furthermore, the City encourages the NRC to take the time needed to independently determine whether or not the information, analysis and actions provided by Southern California Edison constitute a solid technical basis for the adequate protection of the public and resumption of operations.
12/14/2012 Los Angeles Special City Council Meeting
AGENDA ITEM NO. 28: San Onofre Resolution (Koretz – Rosendahl)
- The Los Angeles City Council requested the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) make no decision about a San Onofre restart until the city has an opportunity to review the issue and provide comment to the NRC. In their 12/21/2012 letter to NRC Chairman Macfarlane, they wrote:
…Citing interests in the safety of workers and Southern California residents, and in the protection of the Port of Los Angeles, Interstate 5, and the environment, Councilmembers expressed the desire to have the Council’s Energy and Environment Committee study and report upon impending NRC and ASLB decisions regarding San Onofre. Furthermore, the Committee would likely benefit from information the NRC could present it regarding Southern California Edison’s restart plans for San Onofre…
- The San Onofre resolution introduced December 14th by Councilmember Paul Koretz and co-signed by Councilmember Bill Rosendahl was referred to the City Council’s Energy and Environment Committee. Please contact L.A. City Councilmembers and ask them to support the Koretz – Rosendahl San Onofre resolution. In summary, the resolution states:
…The city recognizes that San Onofre in within the 50 mile danger zone and proposes to includes in its 2011-2012 Federal Legislative Program SUPPORT for action by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to make no decision about restarting either San Onofre Unit until Edison has completed a thorough, public, transparent license amendment with an adjudicatory hearing on whether it is safe to restart either reactor and a determination of what repairs, replacements, or other actions by Edison are necessary to guarantee both short- and long-term public safety…