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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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Sign CREDO petition to NRC Chairman Macfarlane

The San Onofre nuclear plant is an accident waiting to happen! Click here to sign petition. Eight million people in California will soon be endangered by America’s most dangerous nuclear power plant if the Southern California Edison power company has … 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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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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No blackouts with San Onofre shut down

There will be no rolling blackouts this summer with San Onofre shut down. California’s electric grid operator has many options to prevent this.  The California Independent System Operator (ISO) on 3/22/2012 presented this list of various actions that would mitigate … Continue reading

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Aging Nuclear Reactors

This “must watch” video shows that unless urgent action is taken the U.S. could be heading for a nuclear catastrophe comparable to Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi. The investigation by Joe Rubin and Serene Fang of the Center for Investigative Reporting presents the serious … 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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Radiation levels increase in San Onofre cooling system

“…radiation levels in the plant’s cooling system [Unit 2] doubled from January to February 2011 and continued to climb through the end of the year. ..increasing levels of radiation in the water that cools the reactor probably indicates that the … Continue reading

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San Onofre Shut Down 1/31/2012

San Onofre Unit 2 and 3 are both down today (1/31/2012) and yet we still have plenty of power without this nuclear plant running. Unit 2 is shut down for maintenance and Unit 3 is shut down after a possible … Continue reading

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