Tag Archives: Friends of the Earth

6/4/2013 San Diego Seminar – Fukushima Daiichi Disaster: Lessons for California

This historic seminar is available on video at these locations: Ecolological Options Network’s EON3 YouTube playlist Citizens’ Oversite Projects Arnie Gundersen’s slide presentation provided compelling information about radiation from Fukushima and the scientific case as to why it would be a nuclear … 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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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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01/16/2013 Maryland NRC meeting: Friends of the Earth San Onofre petition

Friends of the Earth (FOE) petitioner will address the NRC Petition Review Board (PRB) in Maryland on 1/16/2013 regarding restart of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.   UPDATE: Listen to Arnie Gundersen as he makes his slide presentation. In this … Continue reading

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NRC launches two proceedings about San Onofre’s future

Here is a statement from Damon Moglen, director of Friends of the Earth’s energy and climate campaign, on today’s decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on FOE’s petition regarding the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant: In today’s decision, the Nuclear … Continue reading

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CRISIS AT SAN ONOFRE: What to look for in the NRC’s Final Report

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Augmented Inspection Team may release their final report today about the steam generator problems at San Onofre.  Below is an important news advisory from Friends of the Earth.  See also, chart comparing San Onofre tube damage … 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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