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What Part of Fukushima Do You NOT understand?

Original song by Tom English & Chris Blanchard. Vocals – Tom English, Guitar – Chris Blanchard, 1st umbrella – Gary Headrick, 2st umbrella, Donna Gilmore.  Taken outside the 11/30/2012 NRC public meeting on Edison’s plan to restart its aging, crippled San … 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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Nuclear Initiative signature drive falls short, but movement towards shutdown grows

Though we maintained optimism until the end that we may qualify our initiative for the November ballot, and while our hopes were bolstered by a recent influx of signatures due to publicity surrounding the anniversary of Fukushima as well as … Continue reading

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Edison wants utility customers to pay for seismic studies

Plant operator Southern California Edison is asking that utility customers, not shareholders, fund at least $64 million for a study that would survey seismic faults near the San Onofre plant. On Friday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ordered safety changes for … Continue reading

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3/10/2012 San Clemente – Fukushima Remembrance

A First Anniversary Remembrance of the March 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan will be held the evening of: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:00 pm San Clemente Community Center 100 Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA  Map  Join us to honor … Continue reading

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Prediction of rolling blackouts has not occurred

We have been receiving many questions concerning why the recent closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has not resulted in the rolling blackouts predicted in the Legislative Analyst’s (LAO) fiscal analysis for the California Nuclear Initiative. We … Continue reading

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03/20/2012 6 PM San Clemente City Council Meeting – Radiation Monitoring

Please attend the March 20th (6 pm) San Clemente City Council meeting to show your support for independent radiation monitoring in San Clemente. Location: San Clemente City Hall, 100 Avenida Presidio, San Clemente, CA. The public has no access to timely radiation … Continue reading

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Kyle Thiermann surfing for change

This video from Kyle Thiermann explains some of the serious problems with relying on nuclear energy for electricity, including footage from Fukushima and problems with a proposal for a new nuclear power plant in South Africa.

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3/11/2012 Peaceful Rally and Protest – San Onofre

Attend peaceful rally and protest of continued risky and costly operation of San Onofre nuclear power plant March 11, 2012 — One year Fukushima Daiichi Disaster Anniversary 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM For details, please visit Citizens Oversite Projects or call 619-820-5321 … 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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