The San Clemente Nuclear Waste Dump is now almost official
Another reason to leave So. Cal.
By: Roger Johnson
With the present Orange County political majority totally asleep you have just been had by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) — see their press release below the following commentary.
Subject: The San Clemente Nuclear Waste Dump is now almost official
The historic vote this week by the NRC to make all nuclear power plants nuclear waste dumps now makes this almost a certainty. I hope you noticed that they changed the name from “Waste Confidence” to Continued Waste Storage. The NYT said last week that experts are skeptical that a permanent repository (Plan A) will be built. So everything going on now is PLAN B: sucker the locals into turning their NPP into “continued storage” (a nuclear waste dump). Tell them how safe it is, not to worry. No need to store it deep underground in a remote area when we can store it above ground in the middle of metropolitan areas in earthquake fault zones. Reminds me of the only independent investigation of Fukushima which concluded that the accident was caused by the collusion of government and the nuclear industry who conspired to tell the public that nuclear power is completely safe. That is what we are hearing now. The CEP is a cog in this machinery, an enabler. Now Edison can walk away saying that it carefully consulted with the public. Continue reading