NEW REPORT: 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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New 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 450-page report and 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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Public Watchdogs talks with citizens about the San Onofre Nuclear waste dump

On January 13, 2018, Southern California Edison will bury the radioactive equivalent of 700 nuclear warheads on the beach at San Onofre State Beach Park within 108 feet of the water.  Each of the 75 waste containers holds more radiation than what was released at Chernobyl. When it is completed, it will be the world’s largest beachfront nuclear waste dump.

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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 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 is…

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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. Visit our HazMat Surf Status page  (https://publicwatchdogs.org/one/)  so we can keep you informed. In addition, please sign up for our email list in the “How you can Help” box on the right hand side of our home page.   Text and Video Resources: Read the lawsuit revoking the California Coastal Commission’s authority to issue a permit ( goo.gl/u6cJsp ) See…

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April 14 hearing will force Edison to abandon construction of USA’s largest radioactive nuclear waste dump

GOOD FRIDAY HEARING TO REVOKE COASTAL COMMISSION PERMIT TO BURY NUKE WASTE ON THE BEACH AT SAN ONOFRE ( Citizens Oversight v. California Coastal Commission) The public is invited to attend a 1:00 PM press conference on the steps of the Hall of Justice on Friday, April 14, 2017 in support of the Citizens Oversight lawsuit to prevent the burial of deadly radioactive nuclear waste at San…

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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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Geologist Warns “A Nuclear Disaster at SONGS is unavoidable.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 12-13-16 To remove your name, reply with “remove” in the subject line. For interviews, contact Charles Langley (858) 752-4600 (Watch the live interview of Geologist Robert Pope on KUSI TV News here). Geology at San Onofre makes a nuclear disaster from “Chernobyl Can” nuke waste “unavoidable” WHO:  Robert Pope, Orange County Geologist Pam Patterson, Mayor, San Juan Capistrano WHAT:   Mr. Pope will warn the County Board of…

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Rejected by utilities commission on San Onofre waste, activists turn to a higher power

By Jeff McDonald Contact Reporter  | View the original article While political advocacy and legal intervention have yet to reverse the plan to bury tons of nuclear waste at San Onofre, activists are turning to higher powers, using prayer and meditation in the hopes of meeting their objective. A coalition of Native Americans and community activists began a 30-day virtual meditation and prayer effort on Tuesday. They hope…

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Native American prayer vigil at San Onofre State Beach, Saturday

Staking Ceremony and prayers for unprecedented, unified action for removal of nuclear waste to be convened at San Onofre State Beach, Saturday, October 29 at 9:30am   For background or to arrange interviews, contact Charles Langley at (858) 752-4600 Native Americans and other Members of the Human Family to gather at San Onofre beach to peacefully and prayerfully stand together for unified action to remove nuclear…

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