Public Watchdogs exposes shocking emergency response plans at SONGS

New documents show Emergency Response Services to a nuclear disaster at San Onofre have been gutted by Southern California Edison.  Watch the NBC video here. September 29, 2016, SAN DIEGO — Today, Public Watchdogs released sensitive and previously unpublished documents from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The documents authorize the elimination of required emergency planning and response to a nuclear accident at the now-failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating…

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4 Arguments for an Emergency Court Injunction against the hot nuclear waste dump at San Onofre

Deployment of the new beach-front Nuclear Waste Dump at San Onofre is imminent. Here are four good reasons why storing high-level radioactive nuclear waste on our public beaches is a bad idea. See the photos below. Holtec casks awaiting spent nuclear fuel at San Onofre. The stainless steel casks are covered in white tarps to prevent the rust from corrosive salt-infused air. Photo taken 01/21/16 Holtec encasements...

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The California Coastal Commission’s betrayal of Californians

Editor’s Note: You may watch the October 6, video of the California Coastal Commission’s phony public hearing on San Onofre Here.  The discussion of San Onofre begins at Minute 39. On October 6, 2015, the Coastal Commission deeply betrayed its own mission statement and the public by holding a secret, nonpublic vote to approve a a radioactive nuclear waste dump at San Onofre State Beach. The public…

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Warning to Laid Off DMV AB60 Employees: You could be losing $400 dollars each month

Public Watchdogs has been examining issues involving DMV’s terminations of employees hired temporarily under AB60. If the year to date Gross Pay shown on your pay stub with 4/1/2016 issue date is greater than the Highest Quarter Earnings on your Notice of Unemployment Insurance Award, then you may lose $400 in monthly unemployment benefits, for a total of $2,500 over the next six months. DMV paid…

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Cancer Deaths Kept Secret: Why the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is killing cancer studies

Does Living Near a Nuclear Power Plant Increase the Risk of Cancer? The NRC has terminated an important cancer study so we may never find out   By Roger Johnson, PhD   About 47 million Americans live within 31 miles of a nuclear power plant (NPP) and 112 million live within 50 miles.  About 2.5 million live within 31 miles of San Onofre.  The 31 mile…

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Del Mar Sea Level Rise (SLR) Risk Assessment & Vulnerability Reports

All Del Mar Sea Level Rise (SLR) Reports, Photos, Maps, Press Release etc. can be found here. Announcement of Del Mar Coastal Hazards Vulnerability & Risk Assessment Project Completion: PRESS RELEASE-Del Mar Coastal Hazards, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment Del Mar Coastal Hazards-Vulnerability & Risk Assessment: Includes; Coastal Flood & Damage, Bluff Erosion, Rail Road Impact, Bluff Retreat Projections, Beach Erosion & Shoreline Change Maps, Bluff Erosion & Cliff…

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King Tides Rule: San Onofre Parking Lot Ripped Out to Sea

In January, San Diego was hit hard with winter storms, funnel clouds, tornado warnings, King Tides and the sudden collapse of Sunset Cliffs. I just couldn’t help but wonder what had happened up at San Onofre State Beach Park, so one day on my way back from meetings in LA, I stopped to see for myself. Having lived in Laguna Beach and Dana Point, I was intimately familiar with the…

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The Secret Meeting Notes Southern California Edison Doesn’t Want You to See.

The “Warsaw Poland” notes are the smoking gun showing that the President of the California Public Utilities Commission, Michael Peevey, met secretly with Southern California Edison to craft a bailout of the failed nuclear reactors at San Onofre.  The illicit deal was struck in a hotel room at the Bristol Hotel in Warsaw Poland. Nearly every one of the nine “deal points” was later ratified by…

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Photographs of dry casks for nuclear waste storage at San Onofre

Below are recent photographs of casks that are being stored at San Onofre State Beach from the now-defunct SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station).  If all goes according to plan, Southern California Edison, the owner of SONGS will store millions of pounds of high-level radioactive waste that’s deadly to humans for millions of years about 100 feet from the beach and a few inches above the water…

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Photos from “Are our Roads and Rails at Risk? A Discussion of SONGS transportation safety”

More than 72 transportation professionals attended the Women in Transportation Seminar on the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and the government’s plans to store 1.6 million pounds of deadly nuclear waste in steel drums 100 feet from the beach. The speakers discussed public safety issues, such as the fact that the steel casks are warrantied by the manufacturer for only 20 years, while the radioactive…

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