Public Watchdogs has warned the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that deadly radioactive geysers could erupt from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, much like the “Old Faithful” geyser at Yellowstone National Park. According to the report, such an accident could rival Chernobyl, Fukushima, or Bhopal in scope.
The San Onofre State Beach Park Nuclear Waste dump, known by the Orwellian term “ISFSI” or Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation,” has been portrayed as a safe and clean storage facility for nuclear waste, but critics say that water and nuclear waste don’t mix, and that this particular dump is the most dangerous in the U.S.A.
The next time you hear a government employee or government contractor defending Holtec International, or awarding the company a juicy federal contract, keep in mind that the employee who made the decision may have benefited from gifts of cash or entertainment from Holtec. At least that’s what is alleged in this blockbuster story by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Kris Singh, CEO of…
On August 3, 2018, a 100,000 pound thin-wall cask filled with deadly irradiated nuclear fuel got caught on a flange while being lowered into the steel-lined concrete vault of the waste storage site, known as an ISFSI (independent spent fuel storage installation). The cask got stuck on a ¼” guide ring for about an hour over an 18-foot drop.