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October 20, 2021 9:52 amIn memory of Phil Maxwell, Public Watchdogs Board Member

Phillip Quinten Moskal Maxwell has passed away peacefully.

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September 27, 2021 2:59 pmOpinion: Why nuclear power is NOT clean energy, by Tim Forkes, Los Angeles Post Examiner

Let’s be clear: nuclear power is not clean energy. If it was it wouldn’t need to be stored in stainless steel containers encased in several feet of cement. Cleaning up our nuclear messes has to be part of our efforts to slow down the climate crisis. It is part of the...

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September 1, 2021 1:51 pmPublic Watchdogs Answer to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s August 30, 2021 Letter on “Credible” risk

More than a year ago, our consultant, Paul Blanch, asked the NRC a very simple question: How does NRC define a risk when it says it is “not credible”?  After almost eleven months the NRC finally responded, but utterly failed to answer the question.  Now, Southern California Edison has triumphantly published...

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August 10, 2021 11:50 amPublic Watchdogs’ Supreme Court case featured in SCOTUSBlog

The highly respected SCOTUSBlog, which covers significant legal actions before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), has singled out Public Watchdogs’ as a “Featured Case” for the Public Watchdogs’ lawsuit against Southern California Edison.  At issue is whether or not current laws give federal courts jurisdiction over the United...

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June 15, 2021 5:00 amA Controversial Nuclear Waste Cleanup Could Put a Critical Legal Question Before the U.S. Supreme Court

A California public advocacy group says private parties should be able to make claims against a Nuclear Regulatory Commission license holder in federal district court, especially when deadly radioactive waste is at stake. Get the Petition at https://bit.ly/3xlXWXf       Get this advisory as a printable pdf. San Diego, Calif. (June...

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May 28, 2021 4:50 pmPublic Watchdogs files Petition for Certiorari with U.S. Supreme Court

Today, public Watchdogs filed legal documents with the United States Supreme Court, requesting that the highest court in the land reverse a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the radioactive nuclear waste at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). SONGS was shuttered due to a radiation leak...

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April 28, 2021 9:57 amHoltec brags at Chernobyl 35th Anniversary that its product is 7 orders of magnitude better than what USA regulators require

Holtec celebrates years of money-making opportunities as mourners mark the tragedy that is Chernobyl.

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April 14, 2021 9:21 amCalifornia is breaking green energy records. Now we need to find better ways to store that energy.

Yesterday, California achieved the astonishing feat of generating 80% of its daily power from renewable energy sources, but this news is often a mixed blessing that energy advocates need to understand. Here’s why: The problem is that there have been many times in the summer when the California Independent System Operator...

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April 2, 2021 7:56 amEngineer blasts San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) Community Engagement Panel as “not credible”

Paul Blanch, a prominent engineer and energy consultant with more than 50 years of experience with nuclear energy issues is questioning the credibility of a citizen panel designed to provide public oversight of the decommissioning at the the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) beachfront nuclear waste dump.  The nuclear...

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