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San Onofre and High Burnup Nuclear Waste Experiment

It’s been two years since San Onofre nuclear reactors were shut down. However, we’re still at risk from the tons of nuclear waste generated by the reactors. A nuclear waste accident could result in permanent evacuation of parts of Southern California … Continue reading

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Letter from wife of San Onofre Nuclear Operator to Governor Brown

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Office of the Governor State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, California 95814 . May 2, 2013 Dear Governor Brown, Nearly a year ago I wrote a letter to you voicing my concerns about the San Onofre … 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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04/03/2013 MD NRC meeting: Edison request to lower San Onofre safety standards

UPDATE: The NRC announced plans to approve Edison’s request to lower San Onofre’s safety standards and may do so in less than the normal 30 day comment period –removing obstacles to a restart of the seriously defective San Onofre Unit … Continue reading

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01/22/2013 San Diego Unified School District Board meeting — San Onofre on agenda

UPDATE: San Diego Unified School District Board approves the San Onofre resolution.  The resolution, introduced by board members Richard Barrera and Kevin Beiser, said “the San Diego Unified School District believes restarting the defective Unit 2 nuclear reactor at San … Continue reading

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12/18/2012 Maryland: NRC meeting to review San Onofre restart plan

Meeting Analysis and Video Analysis of 12/18/2012 NRC meeting (KPBS.org):  Hear from former CPUC staff person, Martha Sullivan, and former California Energy Commissioner, John Geesman. Video of 12/18/2012 NRC meeting:  NRC’s review of Southern California Edison’s response to the Confirmatory Action Letter for … 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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