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All Holtec nuclear waste thin-wall canisters likely damaged from inferior Holtec downloading systems

All Holtec thin-wall stainless steel canisters (only 1/2″ to 5/8″ thick) are likely damaged from Holtec’s inferior canister downloading system. The downloading system lacks precision, resulting in metal to metal scraping and gouging of canister walls.  This significantly shortens the … Continue reading

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04/17/2013 WRCB meeting: Once-through cooling nuclear reactors

The Water Resources Control Board (WRCB) Nuclear Review Committee will meet April 17th in Sacramento to discuss nuclear plant once-through cooling issues.  The Review Committee must provide a final report describing the results of special studies and must present their … 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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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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Tell your senators: Keep San Onofre shut down

Please support this action from Friends of the Earth. They are working to help keep us safe from a nuclear disaster at San Onofre. The San Onofre nuclear plant has been shut down for more than three months now due … Continue reading

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4/24/2012 Irvine City Council meeting – San Onofre on agenda

San Onofre nuclear power plant issues are on the agenda for the 4/24/2012 Irvine City Council meeting. World renown independent nuclear and energy experts will be attending. The meeting is open to the public.  If you live or work in Southern California, … 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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Mail California Nuclear Initiative petitions by April 7th

The last day to mail California Nuclear Initiative (CNI) petitions is this weekend, Saturday April 7th, 2012.   ACTION #1: Please download and sign the petition and get others to do the same. Gather signatures at markets and large events. … Continue reading

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