Tag Archives: SDG&E

11/14/2012 Santa Monica – California Coastal Commission meeting on whale killing seismic surveys

UPDATE: The Coastal Commission rejected PG&E’s proposal and said they didn’t need to come back to try again.   Coastal Commissioner Dayna Bochco said PG&E explained what the soundwaves would do. “They did convince me that there is a target … Continue reading

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California plans for 7.8 earthquake but ignores San Onofre nuclear plant 7.0 design limit

California seismic planners want us to “drop, cover and hold on” as part of their Great ShakeOut earthquake drill for the expected and overdue 7.8 magnitude earthquake, yet they ignore the fact Southern California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant is … 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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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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FERC Chairman: We’ll be in fine shape without San Onofre

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff is confident San Diego County’s summer power needs can be addressed without the San Onofre nuclear plant. The reactivation of non-nuclear generation plants and preparations to reduce peak power demands in the … 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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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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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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