A4NR weighs in on DOE and need for federal waste solutions

A4NR weighs in on DOE and need for federal waste solutions Read the Alliance’s comments on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) plan for a consent based solution to siting the nation’s high level radioactive waste: 071816 DOE-SLO

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 […]

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 […]

Memorial Service for Pat Frank, April 11, 2015

A memorial and celebration of the late Pat Frank will be held in Atascadero on April 11, 2015. For details, please download the flier: Pat Frank Flyer 5  

Important Public Meeting in SLO–August 8, 2014, DCISC and Once Through Cooling

The Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee is holding a special public meeting on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10 AM at the Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo, CA, to discuss safety implications of the revised proposals to mitigate the use of Once-Through-Cooling at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. See this notice for full […]

Emergency Planning Public Service Announcement

This 30 seconds Public Service Announcement reminds people that nuclear power is the only form of energy generation that requires an evacuation plan….

Dave Lochbaum of Union of Concerned Scientists to speak in SLO on Fukushima and Diablo!

Three Years After Fukushima:  Lessons Learned or Not Learned and The Future of Diablo Canyon. Public talk and book signing by Dave Lochbaum, a nationally recognized nuclear power safety expert from the Union of Concerned Scientists and co-author of new book, Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster –www.ucsusa.org/fukushimabook; Monday, March 31, 7-8:30pm – Steynberg Gallery, 1531 […]

A4NR End-of-2013 Recap and 2014 goals!

Here is the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility’s End-Of-The-Year 2013 recap: 121513 A4NR 2013 year in review And here are our plans for 2014–an exciting and action packed year is forecast: 121513-2014-a Goals  

John Geesman answers PG&E’s response to the CEC 2013 IEPR

Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility attorney John Geesman answers, point-by-point, the criticism PG&E has leveled at the California Energy Commission’s nuclear issue recommendations in the agency’s 2013 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR). 110413 Geesman-CEC-PGE IEPR*  

Post nuclear economic crashes around the USA…WHAT WOULD SAN LUIS OBISPO DO?

Since the beginning of 2013, three nuclear power plants around the country have been unexpectedly closed because they were not economically competitive in the energy market, or faced costly repairs.  As a result, the communities surrounding these facilities, which had grown to depend on the jobs and tax revenue to fuel their local economies now […]

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