Public Watchdogs’ comments on the 8th anniversary of Fukushima.

Nina Babiarz and Charles Langley of Public Watchdogs interview on KUSI news with Lauren Phinney about the eighth anniversary of the Fukushima radiation disaster that displaced 100,000 people in one of the largest evacuations in world history.  Could a similar nuclear disaster happen in San Diego at the site of the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, where millions of pounds of deadly nuclear waste — …

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KUSI Report: Ticking Time Bomb video commercial warns public about radioactive danger at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)

  Public Watchdogs’ TV Commercial warns public of radiation danger     DATELINE, February 25, 2019:   SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A nuclear safety watchdog group has released a new television ad that says the nuclear waste stored near the beach at San Onofre is a disaster waiting to happen. Public Watchdogs based in San Diego has a 15 second TV ad that features shots of the…

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Public Watchdogs behind “Ticking Time Bomb” Public Service Announcements – San Diego Union Tribune

Advocacy group buys airtime to oppose San Onofre nuclear waste                     Jeff McDonald   February 25, 2019,  4:55 PM  A San Diego advocacy nonprofit began airing new TV commercials Monday to warn about the potential dangers of storing nuclear waste from the San Onofre plant at the beach. The spot opens with traffic zooming along Interstate 5, north of Oceanside, past…

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Public Watchdogs presentation in Laguna Beach, this Sunday, 02-22-19, 10:30 AM

Public Watchdogs  Presentation on the status of the beachfront nuclear waste dump at San Onofre State Beach When:    Sunday, February 22, 2019, 1030:AM Where:   Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 429 Cypress Drive (get Map) Laguna Beach, CA, 92651   Order of Service:    Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach!   Here, we strive to be a dynamic and growing fellowship… Diverse in age, ethnicity,…

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Why the California State Lands Commission final report on San Onofre isn’t fair.

Part III The California State Lands Commission Final Environmental Impact Report is finished. And it isn’t fair.   ( C’mon … only six weeks for the public to review a 750 page document? ) February 11, 2019, 4:50 PM — Today, the California State Lands Commission unleashed its “FEIR” (Final Environmental Impact Report) on the decommissioning of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station with a deadline…

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Yucca Mountain is a choice between “Horrible” and “Atrocious”

The worst possible place to store nuclear waste is 108 feet from the beach at San Onofre State Beach Park Tom Elias is the only syndicated columnist (28 newspapers) that I know of who actually takes the time to understand and report on complex infrastructure issues such as San Onofre’s nuclear waste, and the possibility of storing the waste at Yucca Mountain.  In this story, Will…

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November 8th NRC Webinar on San Onofre Video and Transcript

Finally! The NRC has published the video of its November 8, 2018 Webcast! Sometimes, getting the Federal Government to move takes an Act of Congress.  That’s why we invoked the Freedom of Information Act to force the NRC to actually make its public records public for the November 8, 2018 San Onofre Special Inspection Webinar.  Below are links to the video of the November 8th Webinar,…

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission January 24, 2019 Pre-decisional Enforcement Conference (PEC)

Video Exclusive:  The San Onofre Predecisional Enforcement Conference on San Onofre, January 24, 2019. We have published this as a public service because the NRC is actively refusing to publish videos or transcripts of its webinars and webcasts promptly. The sound quality on the first video is poor due to a microphone problem, which we corrected in the second video.  To read our commentary on the…

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“Poor Planning” resulted in near-miss at San Onofre Nuke Plant

Dateline San Diego: Edison admits that poor planning and lack of management oversight caused “near-miss” at failed nuclear power plant FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 01-24-19 Today’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission Pre-decisional Enforcement Conference (PEC) webinar was the final step in the process of determining what  punitive action — if any —  will be taken against Southern California Edison’s documented failure to obey Federal law during the transfer of…

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Attend the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Webinar, Jan 24, Noon CA Time!

Do you trust the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to do the right thing?   If not, we hope you will register for tomorrow’s NRC Webinar on the ongoing near-miss nuclear accidents at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station at 12:00PM Noon PST, Thursday January 24. Even if you can’t give it your full attention, tuning in on your phone, your tablet, or your computer will make a tremendous difference….

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Holtec CEO admits to at least 51 loose or broken bolts in its nuclear waste containers

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Webcast suggests possible collusion between the NRC and Holtec DATELINE:  January 9th, 2019, San Diego CA In a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) webcast today,  Holtec, the manufacturer of the nuclear waste containers used at the decommissioned San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) admitted in an NRC Enforcement Conference that as many as 51 modified bolts, known as Shim Standoffs (SSOs), have broken in the four…

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