10 AM Saturday! Zoom presentation on San Onofre Nuclear Waste and Federal Litigation

This Zoom teleconference event is free, but you must register here in advance. This coming Saturday, April 24, at 10AM, Public Watchdogs will be presenting a status report and update on the ongoing legal and regulatory battle to safely store eternally deadly nuclear waste at the site of the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).  Click here to register. This event is hosted by the…

Read More →

Some people call today’s meeting the “Community Enragement Panel” …

… but whatever you choose to call it, it will be going on as a virtual meeting at 5:30 PM today, March 18 with the usual updates on the latest decommissioning activities at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). For details on how to attend from your phone or computer, ask questions, or to speak publicly, please visit the SONGS Community public relations Web site…

Read More →

Shocking disclosures on Nuclear Safety Exposed in NRC Petition Review Board with Public Watchdogs, Stuart Scott, and Paul Blanch

On March 9, 2021, Public Watchdogs was granted a Petition Review Board meeting with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in response to safety allegations levied by our consultant Paul Blanch.  Public Watchdogs has formally asserted that the beachfront Nuclear Waste Dump, or “Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation” (ISFSI) at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), is operating in a flood plain and tsunami inundation…

Read More →

Public NRC Meeting on San Onofre! Tuesday, March 9, 11:00am Pacific Time

This event ended March 9, 2021, but you can get the video here Get Edited Video, Part One, here: https://youtu.be/lZPTklqZ9DU Get Edited Video, Part Two, here: https://youtu.be/H_msZL5jSXs Get the unedited VIDEO of this event here:   https://bit.ly/3avCVAv (This version is unabridged, with dead air, etc.)   Announcement Please mark your calendar for next Tuesday, March 9, 11AM California time, when one of the heaviest hitters in the…

Read More →

SONGS Community “Engagement” Panel to hold virtual meeting August 20

CLICK HERE to attend the Skype Meeting Thursday, August 20th, ( at 5:30pm SoCal Edison is holding a virtual meeting on the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), via Skype teleconference      Southern California Edison needs to know they are accountable to people like you who have financed this nuclear boondoggle. When you attend by phone or via Skype, it sends a powerful message…

Read More →

SONGS Coastal Commission meeting on Thursday, October 17, 9:00 am, Chula Vista

Mark your calendar to speak out and attend the California Coastal Commission meeting on the planned demolition of the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in Chula Vista on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Get a copy of the agenda here. The meeting starts at 9:00 am at the Chula Vista City Council Chambers, 276 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910  (get map) Why this meeting…

Read More →

Nuclear Regulatory Commission “Town Hall,” August 20, 2019, 7PM in San Juan Capistrano – NRC to listen to public

This is your invitation to join Public Watchdogs and other concerned citizens on Tuesday, August 20, 7:00pm in San Juan Capistrano (get map) for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Town Hall on San Onofre. Here’s the official NRC announcement. NRC “Town Hall” San Juan Capistrano Community Center 25925 Camino Del Avion   San Juan Capistrano, CA   This may be your only chance to tell NRC what you…

Read More →

April 10, 2019, recording of Holtec and NRC Joint Public Relations event

Is the NRC embarrassed, or just secretive?    Every lowered canister containing nuclear waste at San Onofre has been gouged during the loading process. This is a problem, because even small scratches can create a toe-hold for stress corrosion cracking, which has the potential to destroy the integrity of a canister in a matter of years. The NRC has refused to publish a transcript, or this…

Read More →

NRC inspection paves the way to additional safety lapses at SONGS

On March 25, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced  that it was fining the utility giant Southern California Edison (SCE) $116,000.00 for violations of Federal Nuclear Safety Law. The decision comes as a disappointment to public safety advocates on the grounds that the comparatively paltry  fine will pave the way to additional safety lapses in the future at SCE’s controversial beachfront Nuclear Wast Dump, which is located…

Read More →

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 — …

Read More →

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,…

Read More →

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,…

Read More →

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…

Read More →