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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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04/26/2016 Sacramento DOE nuclear waste meeting: DOE ignores cracking risk in storage plan

30 years after Chernobyl, Department of Energy meets in Sacramento to discuss storage of hundreds of U.S. “Chernobyls” in a can   Over 2000 U.S. thin-walled canisters cannot be inspected, repaired, maintained, monitored, and some may already be cracking. April … 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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Premature failure of U.S. spent nuclear fuel storage canisters

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) should delay funding the new San Onofre dry cask storage system until Southern California Edison provides written substantiation that the major problems identified below are resolved. Sign petition to STOP California from wasting $400 … Continue reading

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10/01/2013 San Diego: CPUC hearing on San Onofre costs

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is holding its first Public Participation Hearing (PPH) in San Diego on how much the captive ratepayers of Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) should pay for the defective … 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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01/22/2013 San Diego Unified School District Board meeting — San Onofre on agenda

UPDATE: San Diego Unified School District Board approves the San Onofre resolution.  The resolution, introduced by board members Richard Barrera and Kevin Beiser, said “the San Diego Unified School District believes restarting the defective Unit 2 nuclear reactor at San … Continue reading

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