If nothing is done, millions of pounds of hot, high-level nuclear waste will be stored 100 feet from the beach at San Onofre State Park by Southern California Edison. The waste is lethal to humans for millions of years and is being stored in more than 80 steel casks that are only guaranteed to last 25 years.
The single most effective thing you can do as a citizen is to complain to your elected officials.
How to get action from political leaders – a quick tutorial
- Call or write your local representatives. To find out who they are, click here.
- Tell them you don’t want high-level nuclear waste stored on the beach. Click here for talking points.
- Understand the power of your unique voice. It only takes a few minutes to call or write an elected official.
Nervous about talking to powerful politicians of their staff? Don’t be. Here are a few quick and helpful guides: