The Nation: ‘Shut Down San Onofre’: The New Front Line in the Fight Against Nuclear Power

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The Nation magazine reports on the efforts to shutter the San Onofre plant.  CBG has been working with the community and other nuclear policy organizations to shutter the problem-riddled plant.

EPA Inspector General Criticizes EPA Radiation Monitoring Network 

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General confirms CBG Criticisms of EPA Radiation Monitoring Network Large Fraction Broken During Fukushima Crisis.  In January 2009, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued an audit report that contained recommendations for improving the management and oversight of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Radiation Network (RadNet) system. The OIG conducted a follow-up audit and released its results.

Click for EPA IG report: here

San Onofre nuclear power plant prohibited from restarting

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Report from Friends of the Earth, in consultation with CBG finds that design changes in new steam generators at San Onofre forced the shut down of the plant for several months.

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Assemblywoman Brownley: New Data Show Radioactivity Still Lurks in “Cleaned Up” Soil at Santa Susana Field Lab

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Assemblywoman Brownly’s office issued a press release which notes that the EPA’s recent release of data showed extensive radioactive contamination remaining at SSFL.  Assemblywoman Brownly went on to note, in part, “This begins to answer critical questions about what’s still up there, where,
how much, and how bad?”

Read the press release here.