Category: CBG News

Study: Earthquake could exceed nuclear power plant design

Bakersfield Now reports.

Daniel Hirsch, a lecturer on nuclear policy at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a critic of the nuclear power industry, called the findings “deeply troubling.”

“As Fukushima demonstrated, earthquakes larger than a reactor was built to withstand can have devastating consequences. PG&E’s nonchalant response, that everything is OK anyway, suggests that they just don’t get it,” Hirsch said.

Who Controls the SSFL Cleanup – Boeing or the Public? Next SSFL Work Group February 4, 2015

Join us on at the next SSFL Work Group meeting to learn new developments about the contamination and cleanup at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

Wednesday, February 4 at 6:30 PM
 Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065

We will discuss:

  • Proposed changes by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board that would further weaken Boeing’s SSFL permit and allow more continuing migration of contamination in surface water runoff from SSFL. Learn more about the permit.
  • A recent decision by California Superior Court rejecting Boeing’s request to dump radioactive debris in sites