NRC accepting comments on waste transport concerns

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is accepting comments on concerns regarding the safety of transporting spent nuclear fuel (i.e., high level radioactive waste). From the federal web site, here is the summary: Summary The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft NUREG/CR-7209, “A Compendium of Spent Fuel Transportation Package Response Analyses […]

SONGS + Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Finance Update

Here are the March, 2015 Decommissioning funding updates provided by California’s two nuclear utility operators to the NRC:   Diablo Canyon 2015 DCNPP Decom $ update to NRC San Onofre (SONGS) 2015 SONGS NRC decom accounts

Nuclear Decommissioning — take action!

The job of nuclear decommissioning is affecting both the closed San Onofre and Humboldt nuclear power plants, and may soon be an issue at Diablo Canyon. How will the job be handled? What input will the local communities have in the process? Who is considering the economic losses host communities will suffer? The U.S. Nuclear […]

Alliance demands sanctions on SCE for San Onofre ex parte violations

BREAKING NEWS:   ALLIANCE IN HEADLINES–   From KPBS San Diego….   Email Suggests Governor Appeased Utilities During Calls For San OnofreInvestigation   Alliance attorney John Geesman is quoted:  “There are a number of statutes that Edison has quite intentionally violated,” Geesman said.”   Read the story and listen to John Geesman in the podcast: […]

John Geesman statement at CPUC Prehearing Conference for SONGS decommissioning April 2, 2015

April 2, 2015 Statement of John Geesman on behalf of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility at Prehearing conference of the San Onofre Nuclear Plant decommissioning proceeding, A 14-12-007  

Rochelle Becker on KPBS Midday Edition Radio–Lessons from Fukushima

OUR TOP STORY ON MIDDAY EDITION: FOUR YEARS AGO ON 11 MARCH A 9.0 EARTHQUAKE HIT OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN GIVING BIRTH TO A TSUNAMI THAT SLAMMED INTO THE COUNTRY’S EASTERN COAST.  THIS DISASTER KILLED THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN THE 14 METER HIGH TSUNAMI WAVE POURED OVER THE SEAWALL SURROUNDING THE FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR PLANT […]

New Art Exhibit Opens: REDACTED: Transparency, Democracy & Nuclear Power

They say: The truth isn’t always black or white….but what if it was, and you still couldn’t tell? As we mark the fourth anniversary of the ongoing nuclear disaster at Fukushima, we reflect on the Japanese government’s final verdict: The tragedy was a product of collusion and lack of transparency by the nuclear industry and […]

Alliance files motion seeking investigation into previously secret San Onofre emails

March 9, 2015 ALLIANCE FOR NUCLEAR RESPONSIBILITY’S REPLY TO RESPONSE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY TO MOTION SEEKING INVESTIGATION OF THE EXTENT OF SANCTIONS TO BE ORDERED AGAINST SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY FOR VIOLATION OF COMMISSION RULES 1.1 AND 8.4  030915-A4NR-Reply to SCE-sanctions February 10, 2015 In response to SCE’s admission of unreported communications between […]

NRC OVERSIGHT OF LICENSEE’S USE OF 10 CFR 50.59 PROCESS TO REPLACE SONGS’ STEAM GENERATORS (OIG CASE NO. 13-006)

THE NRC HAS RELEASE THEIR OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT ON THE NRC’S LACK OF OVERSIGHT OF THE 50.59 LICENSE AMENDMENT PROCESS WITH REGARD TO THE FAILED REPLACEMENT STEAM GENERATORS AT THE SAN ONOFRE (SONGS) NUCLEAR PLANT: NRC OIG 13-006 SONGS SG

A4NR Files Comments on Proposed Settlement Agreement at SONGS

These are the comments of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility (A4NR) regarding the proposed Settlement Agreement  in the matter of the now closed San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant (SONGS). 091514 A4NR-SONGS S.A. Comm

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