New Video: Is Edison’s Community Engagement panel a Sham?

The San Onofre Community Engagement panel is a ratepayer-funded public relations effort by Southern California Edison. It is designed not to “engage” but to pacify the public and politicians into believing that Edison is a responsible, honest, law-abiding corporation that can be a trusted steward of its deadly radioactive waste from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating station known as SONGS. Get the video. SIGN THE PETITION

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San Onofre — another Chernobyl?

Radiation would be 40 times worse By Don Bauder, June 14, 2017 A terrorist attack that could endanger 8.5 million people. Who cares? A tsunami or earthquake that could spread even wider damage. Yawn. A potentially disastrous meltdown. Fuhgeddaboudit. A utility stock that zooms upward, paying fat dividends. Bingo! Finally, you are talking about something important. Wall Street has that view: the only thing important about utilities is…

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Princeton Study: U.S. nuke disaster could dwarf Fukushima

New report from Princeton shows failure of Nuclear  Regulatory Commission to accurately assess risk For immediate release, May 26, 2017 For background or to arrange an interview contact Charles Langley at  (858) 752-4600  A new Princeton study, which uses an advanced weather modeling program called HYSPLIT, developed by NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows that a radiation plume from a spent fuel disaster  would affect more than 18…

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Public Watchdogs’ report blasts NRC for reckless “regulatory failure” at San Onofre

 Southern California Edison’s disaster response plan for San Onofre shifts responsibility for a nuclear emergency from FEMA to local fire and police departments SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2017, 7:30AM  – Today, Public Watchdogs unleashed a chronological 30-page report and 450-page analysis of regulatory failure and the deeply flawed safety planning and emergency response plans at the now-defunct San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) owned by Southern…

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Nuclear Surfer / Mermaid Event, 1:00PM Friday, Hall of Justice, San Diego

Get ready to make peaceful waves at 1:00 PM Friday April 14th at the San Diego Hall of Justice. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nuclear Surfers and Mermaids to gather at 1:00 PM Friday, April 14th to stand for toxic waste safety WHO:         Surfers, mermaids, musicians and concerned citizens dressed in yellow HazMat Gear. Public invited (see attached photos) WHAT:      An event in support of nuclear waste safety…

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NOTICE OF PRESS CONFERENCE

Surfers in HazMat Gear to gather at Superior Court Friday, April 14th Scroll down for photos of HazMat Surfers.   WHO:         75 surfers, mermaids, musicians and concerned citizens dressed in yellow HazMat Gear. Public invited (see attached photos) WHAT:      An event in support of nuclear waste safety at San Onofre WHEN:      1:00 PM (participants should arrive at noon for set-up) WHERE:    Steps of the San Diego Superior Court…

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Ad Campaign pokes fun at “Nuke-Hugging” Surfers

Ad Campaign pokes fun at “Nuke-Hugging” Surfers Urges Public to attend April 14 2017 event at San Diego Superior Court, 1:00 PM   DATELINE – SAN CLEMENTE CALIFORNIA, April 10, 2017 Today the non-profit consumer advocacy group Public Watchdogs announced that it has launched a light-hearted social media and print advertising campaign that uses humor to educate surfers about the dangers of the radioactive waste storage facility that…

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Advertisements in Social Media and Newspapers for April 14, 2017 Event

Post these images on Social Media, #HazMatSurf, #SonOnofreGate !!! The public is invited to attend a media event at 1:00 PM  on April  14th on the steps of the San Diego Hall of Justice at 330 West Broadway San Diego (get map) to draw attention to the HazMat Surf problem at the newly built San Onofre Nuclear Waste Dump.  Conveniently located just 36 yeards from the sugar-sand…

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Surfrider Foundation budgets $62 Million on Beach Cleanup over ten year period

IRS tax forms expose Surfrider Foundation Revenues The following tables show actual IRS form 990 for the Surfrider Foundation. Public Watchdogs was unable to obtain tax data for the last three years, so our investigators estimated the gross receipts for those years at six million per annum. Surfrider Revenue by Year, 2006 — 2016 Reported Receipts ITEM YEAR Surfrider 2016 Tax Filing $6,000,000.00 (estimated, report not available) Surfrider 2014…

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Court Room Ettiquette

Basic Courtroom Etiquette The Superior Court is a solemn place of justice within the San Diego Hall of Justice.  Audiences for court hearings must remain absolutely silent, in and immediately outside the Court.  Clapping, or even whispering during a court hearing are strictly prohibited and could result in forcible removal by the Bailiff. In the upcoming hearing, our attorneys may have only minutes to make their arguments before the…

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Resources for April 14 Court Hearing to revoke Nuke Waste Burial Permit at San Onofre

Stand for Nuclear Waste Safety, Friday, April 14th. Text and Video Resources: Ten reasons why the Coastal Commission permit must be revoked [talking points] Frequently Asked Questions explaining why a beachfront nuclear waste dump is dangerous Coastal Commission Staff Report Tu14a, recommending  construction of World’s Largest Beachfront Nuclear Waste Dump (goo.gl/1nIhm1 ) Proof that San Onofre will be the USA’s largest privately operated nuclear waste dump  Arguments…

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Call Swarm, San Diego Board of Supervisors, Nuclear Waste

WHAT:      San Diego Water Protectors – San Diego County Board of Supervisors Call Swarm WHY:         To put the issue of San Onofre Nuclear Waste on the San Diego Board of Supervisors’ meeting Agenda  WHO:       Dianne Jacob and Ron Roberts; Co-Chairs of San Diego Board of Supervisors  Sub-Committee on San Onofre WHERE:   Any Telephone WHEN:     Monday, March 13th, 2017 – 8 AM to 5 PM HOW:         Call Dianne Jacob at…

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Public Watchdogs finds “FAULTS” in $64 million seismic study of earthquake risk at SONGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Public Advocate and a Geologist are singing a sour note over the  publicly funded* $64 Million study of earthquake risks at SONGS, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The study, which appears to assert that the beach is a safe location for the construction of what will be the largest privately owned nuclear waste dump in the USA**, has the consumer group Public Watchdogs all…

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Public Watchdogs resets Nuclear Waste Countdown Clock to 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Watchdogs Resets Nuclear Countdown Clock. The beachfront burial of nuclear waste equivalent to 700 nuclear warheads at San Onofre State Beach has been  delayed until March, 2018. Contact: Charles Langley (858) 752-4600   Today, the non-profit Public Watchdogs announced  that it has reset its nuclear countdown clock for the internment of deadly radioactive waste on the beach  at San Onofre. According to the revised…

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