D.O.E. Consent-based siting for radioactive waste

The Department of Energy is holding a one day workshop on Consent-based siting for nuclear waste on April 26, 2016 at 5pm.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.  Public comments are encouraged, see flier below for details. 4 26 16 Agenda CBS Public Meeting-Sacramento

State Lands Commission Permit for Diablo Canyon 2016

On April 5, 2016, the State Lands Commission held a public hearing regarding PG&E’s application to extend the permits for their outfall leases.  The current leases expire on 2018/2019.  The SLC must determine whether or not a full CEQA environmental analysis will be required in addition to a Public Trust Analysis.  See the testimony of […]

PG&E GRC 2017

A4NR files testimony in PG&E General Rate Case for 2017 Read the press release here: 042916 PR GRC filing02     Read the Testimony of witness John Geesman here: A1509001 – A4NR – Geesman – Ratemaking   Read the Testimony of witness Rochelle Becker here: A1509001 – A4NR – Becker – Policyr   Redacted PG&E […]

Diablo Canyon ISFSI FSAR seismic update March 2016

  COVER LETTER: ML16078A390   DOCUMENT 1:   ML16078A393   DOCUMENT 2: ML16078A394

Environmental Scoping Summary Report Associated with the Review of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application (CAC Nos. MF4019 and 4020)

Environmental Scoping Summary Report Associated with the Review of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, License Renewal Application (CAC Nos. MF4019 and 4020) MAIN REPORT: ML16077A091   COVER LETTER: ML16067A116  

SB 968

March 29, 2016… SB 968 passes Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications committee…See the testimony by John Geesman on behalf of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility (5 minutes):       SEE THE ENTIRE 35 MINUTE HEARING:     Read about it in the Santa Barbara INDEPENDENT:   http://www.independent.com/news/2016/mar/31/study-planned-impact-early-diablo-canyon-shutdown/       Senator William Monning (D-Santa […]

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 […]

NRC-PGE Seismic updates to SSHAC, January 2016

In 2015, the NRC issued Requests for Additional Information (RAI) to PG&E regarding their March, 2015 post-Fukushima Seismic Hazard Update (SSHAC). Subsequently, the NRC conducted an audit of PG&E’s report to seek answers to their remaining questions, as they prepare their evaluation of PG&E’s report. In late 2015, PG&E responded to the NRC’s RAI. Here […]

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 participates in Seismic Town Hall

On September 25, 2015 Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility outreach coordinator David Weisman was an invited panelist at the Town Hall on Diablo Canyon seismic issues convened by state senator Bill Monning.   “The NRC has said the safety components can withstand the maximum earthquake, fine”, said the Alliance’s David Weisman, “what we ask, and the […]

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