San Onofre

PROPOSED DECISION IN CPUC INVESTIGATION OF SAN ONOFRE OUTAGE: GOOD & BAD NEWS FOR RATEPAYERS

By | Thursday, November 21, 2013|, |

(San Diego) Agreeing with the position taken by the Coalition to Decommission San Onofre (CDSO) and other public interest advocates in the California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) investigation into the San Onofre outage of 2012-2013, the assigned Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) have published a Proposed Decision in Phase 1 of the investigation, dealing with 2012 [...]

DAY ONE: CPUC EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS ON SAN ONOFRE

By | Tuesday, October 22, 2013|, |

(Image above: from when the hearings went live on Oct 22, 2013) Two last-minute motions were heard in the Evidentiary Hearings about the Nuclear Decommissioning Trust Funds for San Onofre yesterday. Judge Melanie Darling made it clear that she does not like last-minute motions, “they disrupt the process and the hearing preparation of all the [...]

RATEPAYER’ MESSAGE TO SCE & SDG&E ON SAN ONOFRE: YOU BREAK IT, YOU BUY IT!

By | Saturday, September 28, 2013|, |

Ratepayers’ Message to SCE & SDG&E on San Onofre: YOU BREAK IT, YOU BUY IT! WHAT: CA PUC’s 1st Public Hearing in San Diego on San Onofre Costs WHEN: TUESDAY, October 1, 2013             1p - CDSO Press Conference outside building entry             2-5p and 6:30-9:30p - CA PUC Public Hearing (NOTE: TWO SESSIONS)     [...]

SAN ONOFRE: EDISON MUST MOVE SPENT REACTOR FUEL QUICKLY

By | Tuesday, July 2, 2013|, |

Friends of the Earth: Edison must quickly move spent reactor fuel from pools to dry casks WASHINGTON, D.C. – The legacy of 44 years of operating the San Onofre reactors is a nuclear waste dump containing one of the largest concentrations of radioactivity in the United States, says a new study from Friends of the Earth, [...]

CITIZENS OVERSIGHT SAYS CPUC VIOLATES OPEN MEETING LAWS

By | Tuesday, June 11, 2013||

(The following article is a press release from Citizen's Oversight, Inc; Image above: the first attempt to stop Ray Lutz from setting up his camera.) Demand Letter is the First Step to Legal Action CPUC Officials discussing what to do about Ray Lutz' camera - from the video SAN DIEGO, 2013-06-11 -- Citizens' Oversight, an [...]

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Being Retired.

By | Friday, June 7, 2013|, , |

(Image above: San Onofre, awnisALAN, courtesy Wikipedia Commons) After 16 months of fighting, Southern California Edison has announced it plans to permanently retire Units 2 and 3 of its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). “SONGS has served this region for over 40 years,” said Ted Craver, Chairman and CEO of Edison International, parent company of SCE, “but we [...]

San Onofre: Friends of the Earth to NRC — Operating unsafe reactor as a nuclear experiment is not an option

By | Friday, May 24, 2013|, |

Motion calls for convening hearing panel on license amendments; (image above: San Onofre Nuclear generating Station - NRC Website) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth has filed a motion with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requesting that a Licensing Board be convened to review license amendments that are required for Southern California Edison’s crippled San Onofre reactors, [...]

Federal judges: No San Onofre restart without formal Relicensing Hearings

By | Wednesday, May 15, 2013|, |

(The following article was written by Shajuti Hossain and originally published by Friends of the Earth; image above: aerial view of San Onofre -   Jelson25 , courtesy Wikipedia Commons)) Atomic Safety Licensing Board grants Friends of the Earth’s petition WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a stunning rebuke to Southern California Edison’s bid to start up the crippled San [...]

Opinion: Keep San Onofre Shut Down

By | Monday, May 13, 2013|, |

(The following article is from Friends of the Earth) For more than a year after the failure of a steam generator tube and resulting radiation leak in its Unit 3 reactor, both San Onofre nuclear reactors -- which sit in a coastal seismic zone between San Diego and Los Angeles -- have been shut down. [...]

CPUC Restricts Public Access to San Onofre Hearings

By | Friday, May 10, 2013||

(The following article is a press release from the Coalition to Decomission San Onofre; image above: a typical Pressurized Water Reactor - NRC) Hearing to receive minimal coverage to ease Edison embarrassmentSan Diego and Orange County Activists to be actively involved in the hearings May 10, 2013 (SAN FRANCISCO) -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will [...]