Media Advisory: Could a leaking can at San Onofre cause mass evacuations for millions of people?

Leaked documents show Edison has no way to inspect nuclear waste containers for deadly cracks

WHO:        Charles Langley of Public Watchdogs and Donna Gilmore of San Onofre Safety are available for comment today.

WHAT:       A leaked Edison presentation reveals that the corporation has no way of inspecting its nuclear waste canisters for damages that could result in deadly radioactive leaks and mass evacuations
WHEN:      Langley (San Diego) and Gilmore (Orange County) are available to speak to the media today about the plan (get our media advisory and backgrounder here).
WHY:         Original research by San Onofre Safety shows existing cans cans could  start leaking in as few as three years.
                 Newly leaked documents show that Southern California Edison has no way of inspecting its high-level nuclear
waste canisters for deadly cracks that could result in  a nuclear disaster. The documents also show that Edison will begin burying the waste on the beach as early as November under the terms of a secretly-negotiated out-of court settlement deal between Citizen’s Oversight (a Delaware Corporation) and Southern California Edison.  Edison will be explaining the “”deal” this evening at its Community Engagement Panel meeting in Oceanside.
                 See attached media advisory for details.

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