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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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Union of Concerned Scientists questions restart of San Onofre Unit 2 nuclear reactor

Union of Concerned Scientists has serious concerns about Southern California Edison’s (SCE) restart plans for San Onofre Unit 2. In a 10/12/2012 letter submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), David Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, identified the following issues: … Continue reading

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Congress told NRC: stop enforcing regulations or we’ll cut your budget

“Congress told NRC to stop enforcing existing regulations or we’ll cut your budget 40%,” said David Lochbaum. This happened June 4th, 1998. “That’s the day the NRC even stopped pretending to be an aggressive regulator.” The Senate Appropriations Committee was … 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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