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September 14, 2017 10:21 amMedia 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...

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September 8, 2017 10:29 amFormer NRC chair blasts deal to move SONGS nuke waste as “recipe for sustained failure”

The former Chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is blasting an agreement to remove nuclear waste at SONGS as “Not in Public’s interest” and a “recipe for sustained failure.” When the law firm of Aguirre & Severson triumphantly announced that it had brokered an agreement from Southern California Edison to safely remove...

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August 28, 2017 10:49 pmSettlement talks to move deadly nuke waste fail to remove the waste to a new location

Contrary to public expectations, settlement talks about finding an alternative location for nuclear waste burial at San Onofre have failed to prevent the burial of waste at the beach. But it isn’t stopping the plaintiffs from declaring victory. AUGUST 28, SAN DIEGO:  Today, the activist group Citizens Oversight announced that it...

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August 27, 2017 12:17 pmPublic Watchdogs’ Right To Know Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 2

Click here to read the latest Right To Know Newsletter in pdf format, Volume One, Issue 2.    

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August 14, 2017 3:06 pmPublic Watchdogs invites 1,056 CPUC employees to blow the whistle

DATELINE SAN DIEGO, August 14, 2017 Today, Public Watchdogs announced that it has sent personal letters to every  employee at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).  Each of the 1056 letters invites the recipients to become a  confidential informant and instructs them on how to do it safely. A name-redacted sample...

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July 12, 2017 1:01 pmNew Video: Is Edison’s Community Engagement panel a Sham?

The San Onofre Community Engagement panel is a ratepayer-funded public relations effort by Southern California Edison. It is designed not to “engage” but to pacify the public and politicians into believing that Edison is a responsible, honest, law-abiding corporation that can be a trusted steward of its deadly radioactive waste from...

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May 26, 2017 1:32 pmPrinceton Study: U.S. nuke disaster could dwarf Fukushima

New report from Princeton shows failure of Nuclear  Regulatory Commission to accurately assess risk For immediate release, May 26, 2017 For background or to arrange an interview contact Charles Langley at  (858) 752-4600  A new Princeton study, which uses an advanced weather modeling program called HYSPLIT, developed by NOAA, the National Oceanic and...

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May 17, 2017 6:08 amPublic Watchdogs’ report blasts NRC for reckless “regulatory failure” at San Onofre

 Southern California Edison’s disaster response plan for San Onofre shifts responsibility for a nuclear emergency from FEMA to local fire and police departments SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2017, 7:30AM  – Today, Public Watchdogs unleashed a chronological 30-page report and 450-page analysis of regulatory failure and the deeply flawed safety planning and...

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May 1, 2017 4:16 pmPublic Watchdogs talks with citizens about the San Onofre Nuclear waste dump

On January 13, 2018, Southern California Edison will bury the radioactive equivalent of 700 nuclear warheads on the beach at San Onofre State Beach Park within 108 feet of the water.  Each of the 75 waste containers holds more radiation than what was released at Chernobyl. When it is completed, it...

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March 27, 2017 2:57 pmResources for April 14 Court Hearing to revoke Nuke Waste Burial Permit at San Onofre

Stand for Nuclear Waste Safety, Friday, April 14th. Text and Video Resources: Ten reasons why the Coastal Commission permit must be revoked Frequently Asked Questions explaining why a beachfront nuclear waste dump is dangerous Coastal Commission Staff Report Tu14a, recommending  construction of World’s Largest Beachfront Nuclear Waste Dump (goo.gl/1nIhm1...

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