A 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 15, 2021) – A California public advocacy group is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to…

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Public 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 on January 31, 2012.  The hot nuclear waste, which is radioactive and deadly for at…

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10 AM Saturday! Zoom presentation on San Onofre Nuclear Waste and Federal Litigation

This Zoom teleconference event is free, but you must register here in advance. This coming Saturday, April 24, at 10AM, Public Watchdogs will be presenting a status report and update on the ongoing legal and regulatory battle to safely store eternally deadly nuclear waste at the site of the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).  Click here to register. This event is hosted by the…

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California 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 (ISO) has been overwhelmed with too much green energy production. When the “grid” starts producing too…

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Amicus

Welcome to our Amicus Curiae page! Public Watchdogs is in the process of certifying a case for the U.S. Supreme Court.  We are seeking amicus briefs (friend of the court briefs) from credible organizations. Below are the relevant documents in pdf format. Introductory Letter from Public Watchdogs. Conformed Copy of Ninth Circuit Decision, February 23, 2021 cv-01635 – 67 Mandate Re 12.29.2020 Judgment.pdf Effective 2021-02-23 19…

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Engineer 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 reactors at SONGS were permanently shut down in 2013 when unlicensed equipment at the facility…

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Some people call today’s meeting the “Community Enragement Panel” …

… but whatever you choose to call it, it will be going on as a virtual meeting at 5:30 PM today, March 18 with the usual updates on the latest decommissioning activities at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). For details on how to attend from your phone or computer, ask questions, or to speak publicly, please visit the SONGS Community public relations Web site…

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Shocking disclosures on Nuclear Safety Exposed in NRC Petition Review Board with Public Watchdogs, Stuart Scott, and Paul Blanch

On March 9, 2021, Public Watchdogs was granted a Petition Review Board meeting with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in response to safety allegations levied by our consultant Paul Blanch.  Public Watchdogs has formally asserted that the beachfront Nuclear Waste Dump, or “Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation” (ISFSI) at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), is operating in a flood plain and tsunami inundation…

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Public NRC Meeting on San Onofre! Tuesday, March 9, 11:00am Pacific Time

This event ended March 9, 2021, but you can get the video here Get Edited Video, Part One, here: https://youtu.be/lZPTklqZ9DU Get Edited Video, Part Two, here: https://youtu.be/H_msZL5jSXs Get the unedited VIDEO of this event here:   https://bit.ly/3avCVAv (This version is unabridged, with dead air, etc.)   Announcement Please mark your calendar for next Tuesday, March 9, 11AM California time, when one of the heaviest hitters in the…

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Letter of apology to people who were locked out of today’s NRC meeting

Get the video of this event here. 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, February 11, 2021, 12:37:17 PM PST, Charles Langley…

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