San Onofre Community Action Kit

Imagine being able to get real-time radiation readings from YOUR community in the event of a nuclear disaster at San Onofre! WHO:       Fellow citizens who are concerned about radiation in our communities. WHAT:    We want you to request Real-Time Radiation Monitoring (Click here for LIVE SAFECAST RADIATION READINGS one mile from the beachfront nuclear waste dump at San Onofre) WHEN:    Now. WHERE: …

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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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Comments of Nina Babiarz’ testimony to the California Coastal Commission on the possibility of Diablo Canyon nuke waste storage at SONGS

The Coastal Commission’s strangely-worded “Restrictions” on nuclear waste could have created a legal loophole that would have allowed San Onofre to accept nuclear waste from other nuclear power plants! NINA BABIARZ’ PUBLIC COMMENTS at the 10-13-2022 CA COASTAL COMMISSION MEETING My name is Nina Babiarz, a founding Board Member with Public Watchdogs and a member of Congressman Levin’s San Onofre Task Force for approximately 3 years. …

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Coastal Commission amends SONG nuke waste storage terms after hearing from Public Watchdogs’ public advocates

In early October of 2022, Public Watchdogs’ Director of Development noticed something peculiar about what should have been a very straight-forwarded licensing deal with Southern California Edison, the majority owners of the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).  What Nina noticed, buried deep within all the  bureaucratic double-talk in the Commission Agenda, was a clause that would have given Edison permission to bury waste from…

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MEDIA ALERT: Does the Coastal Commission intend to store Diablo Canyon’s nuclear waste at San Onofre?

Will Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) get a Coastal Commission amendment to send its nuclear waste to Southern California? After the year 2025, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) will run out of storage space for its deadly nuclear waste. This questionable proposed amendment by the California Coastal Commission staff  was tacked on signals  a direct connection to the last vote of the last   legislative  session of…

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Mexican quake causes four foot waves in California desert

The recent  September 19th earthquake  in Mexico measured 7.6 on the Richter magnitude scale.  The earthquake was so powerful that it not only rocked Mexico’s West Coast, it also created four foot high waves in Death Valley. The waves  (get video) occurred in a geothermal pool inside a massive limestone cave in Devil’s Hole Nevada, just a few miles from the California border. The cave, which…

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PUBLIC WATCHDOGS’ CHRONOLOGICAL ORIGINAL RESEARCH OUTLINE

PUBLIC WATCHDOGS’ CHRONOLOGICAL ORIGINAL RESEARCH OUTLINE   October 17, 2019: The CCC held a public meeting in Chula Vista, CA in which Special Condition 19 was approved by the CCC while the attending public was denied written access to the content of Special Condition 19 even though was drafted three days prior to the meeting. NOTE: Public Watchdogs’ Executive Director Langley, Development Director Babiarz, Intern Alverez…

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A2202016

This page will have links to documents referenced in Southern California Edison’s Application 22-02-016 before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Link to Bitly url shortener  (makes long and unwieldy hyperlinks shorter at https://bitly.com/) Signed Edison Non-disclosure Agreement CPUC Rules of Practice and Procedure Recent updates to Rules of Practice and Procedure Access to A2202016 Documents filed with CPUC by all Parties: 1) A2202016 CPUC Proceeding…

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Public Watchdogs Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

FOIA REQUEST: Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide a copy of all referenced attachments and meeting notes contained within the NRC’s recent response to FOIA 2022–000142 previously submitted by Mr. Paul Blanch (see the original Blanch FOIA request at this NRC page: https://bit.ly/3TO5Swu ). A fee waiver and expedited processing are requested. Details:  Please provide copies of all calendar attachments and notes for The…

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These Leaders Deserve Your Vote of Thanks

Your utility bills are going to increase because of a reckless vote cast by your elected officials to keep Diablo Canyon open. Last night your representatives under cloak of darkness, in a secret midnight vote, opted to put their political aspirations above the public safety. How? By voting to keep the dangerously decrepit Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant open for business past its prime. Even if…

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Letter in opposition to keeping Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant open

Today, the LA Times published this letter from Public Watchdogs’ Board Member and Director of Development, Nina Babiarz.     Photo: Tracy Adams, Wikimedia While it’s somewhat surprising that Newsom would hang his political aspirations on the coattails of PG&E, which just emerged from a criminal probation during which it pleaded guilty to 85 counts of manslaughter, at least he’s revealing his true colors. It’s also…

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Keeping Diablo Canyon Open – The Devil is in the details

Governor Newsom is actively pressuring your elected officials to keep the aging Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant open. Newsom has promised Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) a $1.4 billion “forgivable loan” to keep it running, plus, the Senate is expected to vote on to keep Diablo open in the next few days!   Call or email these State Senators to avert this disaster! (Scroll down for…

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