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Edison’s safety plan to restart San Onofre is to watch for radiation leaks

Southern California Edison’s safety plan to restart San Onofre nuclear reactor Unit 2 is to watch for radiation leaks.  They don’t know how to fix the reactor, so they’re just going to slow it down and see what happens.  Don’t allow … 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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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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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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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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San Onofre Unit 3 reactor had cracks before delivery

Cracks and damage were found in the Japan-made steam generator for San Onofre Unit 3 reactor in 2009 before it was delivered to the plant, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) documents showed Tuesday. The steam generator, produced by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries … Continue reading

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San Onofre Unit 2 steam generator: workers begin plugging tubes

Workers at San Onofre nuclear plant have begun plugging tubes in Unit 2 steam generators, Southern California Edison (SCE) said Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Both [Unit 2 and Unit 3] reactors are currently shut to address problems with the steam … Continue reading

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Edison may be saving money with San Onofre shut down

Southern California Edison (SCE) may be saving money with San Onofre shut down, says nuclear power expert, San Diego State University Professor Murray Jennex. They could be losing up to a million dollars a day in lost power to customers. … 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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Questions for Edison

The 02/08/2012 OC Register article “Nuclear plant’s neighbors want radiation monitors” covered the 02/07/2012 San Clemente Council meeting, where citizens expressed concerns about lack of radiation data, the need for an independent radiation monitoring system for the public, the need for studies to identify potential … Continue reading

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