Let’s be clear: nuclear power is not clean energy. If it was it wouldn’t need to be stored in stainless steel containers encased in several feet of cement. Cleaning up our nuclear messes has to be part of our efforts to slow down the climate crisis. It is part of the problem.
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.