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Tell Energy Commission: Don’t allow cracking nuclear waste canisters

Tell the California Energy Commission (CEC) to change state policy to require nuclear waste storage containers that won’t crack. Some of California’s thin steel storage canisters may already be cracking and could have a through-wall crack within 8 years, releasing … 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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High Burnup Fuel Fact Sheet

High Burnup Nuclear Fuel  Pushing the Safety Envelope by Marvin Resnikoff [1] and Donna Gilmore [2] January 2014 Click to print or download High Burnup Fuel Fact Sheet   As commercial reactor economics have declined, utilities, with the acquiescence of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission … Continue reading

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12/17/2013 San Clemente City Council Meeting – San Onofre nuclear waste

San Clemente City Council unanimously passed Resolution 13-53 regarding the urgency of removing the dangerous nuclear waste from San Onofre, based on geographic conditions and dense population. The resolution was submitted as a comment to the NRC Waste Confidence Generic Environment Impact Statement … Continue reading

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09/26/2013 Carlsbad NRC meeting: Decommissioning San Onofre

Meeting summary http://pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1332/ML13322A422.pdf   Presentations http://pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1326/ML13268A003.pdf   Meeting Transcript http://pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1331/ML13317A029.pdf   Note 10/27/2014: NRC’s Larry Camper, said a separate meeting will be scheduled regarding high burnup fuel. However, this was never scheduled. Edison plans to store high burnup fuel in a … Continue reading

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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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