Holtec's Corporate Shell Game

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February 23, 2021 7:37 pmHoltec’s corporate shell game, and why it is unfit to handle nuclear waste at Indian Point

Today, Public Watchdogs joined scores of other prominent advocacy groups, nuclear safety experts, and concerned citizens in urging the New York Public Service Commission to reject a bid by Holtec to gain ownership of roughly three million pounds of eternally lethal nuclear waste. If it all goes as Holtec plans, the...

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February 11, 2021 4:56 pmLetter of apology to people who were locked out of today’s NRC meeting

Today, Public Watchdogs sent this letter of apology to the hundreds of supporters who tuned in online and on the phone expecting to hear an expert presentation by Public Watchdogs on the dangers of radioactive nuclear waste storage at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (get background here). On Thursday,...

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February 11, 2021 6:50 amCANCELLED! Feb 11: Public Watchdogs to argue Public safety of radioactive Spent Nuclear Fuel before NRC’s Petition Review Board

THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES ON THE PART OF THE NRC Please read the explanatory letter to our members who were locked out of the meeting here. Today, February 11, at 11:00 am PST, (2:00 PM Eastern), Public Watchdogs will argue before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Petition...

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January 29, 2021 11:45 amPaul Blanch explains why an accident at San Onofre is inevitable

This half hour interview of  Paul Blanch on Facing the Future Television explains why a radioactive release at the failed beachfront nuclear waste dump at San Onofre is, in his words, “inevitable.”  The current location contains 3.6 million pounds of eternally deadly radioactive “spent” nuclear fuel, stored 108 feet from the...

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November 3, 2020 12:19 pmThe NRC is providing inaccurate and false information to public

November 3, 2020, San Diego — In a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and to the NRC’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Public Watchdogs argues that the NRC is once again deceiving the public by misrepresenting nuclear safety issues at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)....

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October 15, 2020 12:00 amPublic Watchdogs files NRC petition demanding analysis of public safety threats at beachfront San Onofre Nuclear Waste Dump

Today, Public Watchdogs announced that it has filed a 2.206 Petition with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to compel Southern California Edison to provide an analysis of “non-credible” safety threats at the beachfront San Onofre Nuclear Waste Dump located at San Onofre State Beach Park in San Diego County. Get the...

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September 23, 2020 4:27 pmRadioactive Releases from Nuclear Power Plants: A Cause for Concern

By Roger Johnson, PhD, contributing editor  All nuclear power plants regularly discharge radioactivity into the environment.  They produce large quantities of radioactive materials and some of it gets discharged into the atmosphere, waterways, and surrounding land.  The public needs to know more about these radioactive emissions, especially since they are conducted frequently and...

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August 19, 2020 11:33 amSONGS Community “Engagement” Panel to hold virtual meeting August 20

CLICK HERE to attend the Skype Meeting Thursday, August 20th, ( at 5:30pm SoCal Edison is holding a virtual meeting on the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), via Skype teleconference      Southern California Edison needs to know they are accountable to people like you who have financed this...

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August 7, 2020 1:33 pmLast canister of nuclear waste buried today at America’s largest beachfront nuclear waste dump

This story is republished under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law.  To view the original article as it appeared in the San Clemente Times, click here.  Ironically, Edison dropped its last canister of radioactive nuclear waste into the ground on the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, which...

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August 7, 2020 1:24 pmPublic Watchdogs’ commentary in the San Diego Union Tribune on the California Coastal Commission’s vote to approve the maintenance plan for the USA’s largest beachfront nuclear waste dump

What could possibly go wrong with the beachfront nuclear waste dump at San Onofre State Beach park? Plenty. Like a knight in shining armor made of tinfoil, the walls on these radioactive stainless steel canisters are only 5/8-inch thick.

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