San Onofre nuclear power plant: More dangerous than imagined

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There is a new report on the devastating information recently disclosed by the NRC–that approximately 3,400 steam generator tubes have gone bad at San Onofre, a number nearly equal to as many tubes installed in Unit 2 and Unit 3 of the power plant.  Despite this information, Edison is considering re-starting Unit 2 as early as August 2012.

CBG’s Dan Hirsch:

“This reveals a far greater problem than has been previously disclosed, and raises serious questions about whether it is safe to restart either unit.”

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.