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Edison’s safety plan to restart San Onofre is to watch for radiation leaks

Southern California Edison’s safety plan to restart San Onofre nuclear reactor Unit 2 is to watch for radiation leaks.  They don’t know how to fix the reactor, so they’re just going to slow it down and see what happens.  Don’t allow … Continue reading

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10/9/2012 NRC San Onofre meeting in Southern California

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hold a public meeting to discuss the status of its oversight of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and respond to questions about current plant issues. Both San Onofre nuclear reactors have been off-line … Continue reading

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Cascading major design changes caused San Onofre nuclear reactor steam generator failures and radiation leak

Major steam generator design changes by Southern California Edison (SCE) are the likely cause of radiation leaks and unusual accelerated tube wear in the San Onofre nuclear power plant’s four steam generators, states a new study by nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen. San … Continue reading

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04/06/2012 Media Kit – San Onofre Press Conference

2012-04-06 Press Release – San Onofre Nuclear Crisis  – Community members to NRC: Robust, transparent and thorough investigation of urgent safety problems is essential Steam Generator Failures at San Onofre – Fairewinds Summary Steam Generator Failures at San Onofre – Fairewinds – Full Report … Continue reading

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4/6/2012 NRC Chairman to visit San Onofre

San Onofre Crisis Update: Energy Watchdogs, Community Members React to Planned Visit by NRC Chair Demand robust, transparent and thorough investigation of urgent safety problems Washington, D.C. and San Clemente, Calif. – The ongoing crisis at the troubled San Onofre nuclear … Continue reading

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03/05/2012 Sacramento – Occupy the Capitol

Please bring California Nuclear Initiative petitions to this peaceful rally in Sacramento on Monday March 5th for signature gathering and to sign up new volunteers. Thousands of students, parents, teachers, and workers will flood into Sacramento on Monday, March 5th for … Continue reading

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Inspectors find ‘unusual’ wear on San Onofre steam generator tubes

Unusual wear has been found on hundreds of tubes that carry radioactive water at Southern California’s San Onofre Unit 2 nuclear plant, raising questions about the integrity of equipment the company installed in a multimillion-dollar makeover in 2009. San Onofre … Continue reading

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