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Utility Ignores Concerns Over Nuclear Waste Disposal

Editor, About 100 people show up at all of the Southern California Edison meetings about their plans to decommission San Onofre. Serious concerns are raised and ignored. SCE is continuing without changing any part of its plan when concerns are raised. They are movin...

Only Public Outcry Can Reverse Spent Fuel Plans

Editor, Last October in a letter to the Indy, “Without Oversight for Spent Fuel,” I explained the just revealed SCE plans to leave 1,632 tons of deadly spent fuel at San Onofre until the federal government came to take it away. In that year of meetings, policies have not...

Without Oversight for Spent Fuel

Editor, What we learned in Carlsbad on Sept. 26 at the first NRC meeting on decommissioning San Onofre is that the NRC is giving SCE two years to come up with a plan for decommissioning SONGS that doesn’t need NRC approval or anyone’s approval. We can as...

Flying Poles Force Brief Evacuation

Southern California Edison’s “routine” replacement of two utility poles in Bluebird Canyon was anything but routine for the residents of 50 nearby homes. They received mandatory evacuation orders prior to Wednesday’s extraction by helicopter of two utility poles...

Plant Isn’t Worth the Risk

Editor, Thank you Rita Robinson for your timely article, “Group Calls for Keeping San Onofre Closed,” Jan. 18 edition. Many signs show SCE plans to restart one reactor dome in March. I have attended all of the NRC meetings held here in Southern California.  At the last one in...

Nuclear Plant’s Safety Debated

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko toured the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, still temporarily offline after a radioactive gas leak shut it down two months ago, to get a first-hand overview of safety issues there last Friday. At a press conference...

Community Datebook

Setting a Table for the Hungry, Backyard Roses Judged in Garden Club Show, Rotary Car Show at the Start Line, Nominations Open for Vet of the Year, Resolving Legal Disputes in Arbitration, Experts Speak About Nuclear Power, A Whale of a Time, Edison Installs Smart Meters,