Flower Power vs Nuclear Power, April 26, 2018

Southern California fights nuclear power with one-million flowers on the 32nd anniversary  of Chernobyl meltdown  Public  Safety Advocates will distribute one- million sunflower seeds to be planted to raise awareness of local radiation dangers at San Onofre nuclear plant on April 26th  On Thursday, April 26th, on the 32nd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the nonprofit Public Watchdogs will publicly announce its plans to distribute one-million sunflower seeds in San Diego and Orange Counties. “Sunflowers have the ability to remove huge amounts of radiation from the soil and…

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Raise Consciousness and Awareness about nuclear waste!

“Say it with flowers” and show the world that FLOWER POWER trumps Nuclear POWER! Help Public Watchdogs raise awareness about nuclear waste by signing our online petition and we’ll send you a FREE pack of these magnificent award-winning flowers from American Meadows, the USA’s premier sunflower seed company as our way of saying thanks!  Sunflowers naturally absorb harmful radiation and are a wonderful and attractive way…

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Public Watchdogs to intervene in San Onofre Bailout settlement

Public Watchdogs has been granted party status in protest $2.2 Billion  Edison bailout  March 23, 2018 At 3:11 PM yesterday, Public Watchdogs  received formal notice that its Motion for Party Status in a proposed publicly funded bailout of Southern California Edison before the California Public Utilities Commission  (CPUC) has been approved. In an unusual decision, CPUC has ruled that Public Watchdogs may intervene in what public advocates have scorned as unlawfully brokered and publicly…

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Public Invited to Fukushima 7th Anniversary Meditation, Sunday March 11, at 11:00 AM, Carlsbad

This event has already occurred. For media coverage, click here. To see photos, click here. Carlsbad: Prayer and Meditation Gathering in Honor of Fukushima  and local Nuclear Waste Dangers at San Onofre WHO:   Unite In Peace (see Facebook Event page) Gong Master Arjan Lin Public Watchdogs Gene Stone, presiding opening prayer WHAT:   Two hours of prayer, silent mediation and a Sound Healing Ceremony with a brief presentation on the status…

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San Onofre nuclear waste moved closer to beach

CBS Update on radioactive waste at failed San Onofre nuclear reactors  Experts disagree on safety of nuclear waste storage at SONGS. Public Watchdogs vs. David G. Victor The burial of millions of pounds of nuclear waste is now underway at San Onofre.  The radioactive waste, which is deadly to all human life for at least 250,000 years, is being stored 108 feet from the beach.  Yet…

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Public advocates call secretly  negotiated utility settlement “A knife in the public’s back  …” 

Public Watchdogs files Motion for Party Status in SONGS bailout hearings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2-29-18 : Today, Public Watchdogs announced that it has filed a Motion for Party Status in the proposed ratepayer-funded bailout of Southern California Edison’s failed nuclear reactors at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The motion argues that the California Public Utilities Commission’s pending approval of the bailout, which has cost ratepayers billions of dollars,…

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Year-End Letter to Public Watchdogs Supporters

Get this Year-End Letter to Public Watchdogs supporters in pdf format, or scroll down to read it in html December 30, 2017 Re:   Year-end letter to Public Watchdogs donors and supporters Dear Friend of Public Watchdogs, Imagine a world that’s completely free of nuclear waste … In 2017, we  have focused our advocacy exclusively on removing the nuclear waste from the beach at San Onofre and have…

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Protest March – Don’t NUKE our COAST, Dec 30, San Clemente, 10:30AM

Join us in protest of Southern California Edison’s plans to bury 3.6 million pounds of hot nuclear waste 108 feet from the beach. Date: December 30, 2017 Time: 10:30AM to 2:00PM Place:  100 North Calle Seville, San Clemente CA (get Google map) Facebook:  Go to the Events Page Burial of the first of 75 nuclear trash cans may  happen as soon as tomorrow.  Please join us…

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Pam Patterson, Member of San Onofre nuclear plant’s Community Engagement Panel replaced – SD Union Tribune

Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union Tribune, December 20, 12:30 PM NOTE:  This story is re-published under the “fair use” provision of the U.S. Copyright Act. Please read the original story at the San Diego Union Tribune here, and cite the original source when hyperlinking. San Juan Capistrano city council member Pam Patterson has sometimes clashed with other members of the Community Engagement Panel, which gives the public updates on the…

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Edison’s San Onofre panel ejects voice of reason, removes Pam Patterson – San Diego Reader

Company critic seems to impede effort to bury nuclear waste By Don Bauder, Dec. 15, 2017 This story is re-published under the “fair use” provision of the U.S. Copyright Act. Please read the original story at the San Diego Reader by clicking here, and cite the original source when linking to this story. Southern California Edison has a panel in San Juan Capistrano that is supposed to give balanced…

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Public’s voice silenced at Edison Community Engagement Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Numerous nuclear safety advocates say Pam Patterson was the only person on the 18-member panel willing to ask tough questions about public safety December 14, Thursday, 2107 — Yesterday, in a three-two vote, the San Juan Capistrano City Council removed Councilmember Pam Patterson, Esq. from Southern California Edison’s San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) Community Engagement Panel (CEP). According to opponents of Edison’s plans to…

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Public Watchdogs sues to stop nuclear waste burial at San Onofre State Beach Park

Federal lawsuit aims to halt burial of deadly nuclear waste on beach Complaint seeks to prevent beachfront burial of waste deadly to all life for at least 250,000 years. GET THE COMPLAINT Thursday, November 16, 2017 Today, Public Watchdogs announced that it is suing the United States Department of Defense, the U.S. Navy, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric on the grounds that the defendants lack the legal authority to bury…

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