Are Holtec’s nuclear waste trash cans “eggshell thin?”

Proportional mathematics shows that Holtec’s nuclear waste trash cans are proportionally not much thicker than an egg shell Last year, we asked Carlsbad computer programmer and nuclear safety advocate,  Ace Hoffman to evaluate the “thin-walled” nuclear trash cans that Southern California Edison is using at its beachfront nuclear wast dump at San Onofre using proportional mathematics.  Ace  is the author of a popular intensively illustrated book…

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San Onofre nuclear waste moved closer to beach

CBS Update on radioactive waste at failed San Onofre nuclear reactors  Experts disagree on safety of nuclear waste storage at SONGS. Public Watchdogs vs. David G. Victor The burial of millions of pounds of nuclear waste is now underway at San Onofre.  The radioactive waste, which is deadly to all human life for at least 250,000 years, is being stored 108 feet from the beach.  Yet…

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Year-End Letter to Public Watchdogs Supporters

Get this Year-End Letter to Public Watchdogs supporters in pdf format, or scroll down to read it in html December 30, 2017 Re:   Year-end letter to Public Watchdogs donors and supporters Dear Friend of Public Watchdogs, Imagine a world that’s completely free of nuclear waste … In 2017, we  have focused our advocacy exclusively on removing the nuclear waste from the beach at San Onofre and have…

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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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Infographic: Why trying to get justice from our corrupt Utility Commission is legally futile

The truth about how the California Public Utilities Commission sets your rates. Most people don’t know it, but California’s electric utility rates are almost always set in secret meetings behind closed doors where the public is excluded. Even though these ex parte meetings are illegal, the court system is set up to encourage the unlawful activity. It is one of the reasons California pays the highest utility rates in the nation.

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Year-End Message from Public Watchdogs

Public Watchdogs’ geologist just gave Southern California a jolt. He predicted a 100% chance of a nuclear disaster at San Onofre (get the video “100% Chance” here). If you haven’t heard, Edison is about to bury tons of radioactive nuclear waste from San Onofre on our State Beach. If you have heard, then it’s probably because of the hard work of Public Watchdogs. Incorporated as an…

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San Onofre Talking Points

Why storing nuclear waste 108 feet from San Onofre State Beach is a bad idea To get a copy of this document as a print-friendly pdf, click here The text of this document with hyperlinks is at https://goo.gl/3a3cps If nothing is done, radioactive waste, deadly to humans for millions of years, will be stored 108 feet away from the beach at San Onofre State Park on land leased from Camp…

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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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