Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Tuesday

17

December 2013

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Thursday

6

June 2013

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Dear California… With love, Fukushima.

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(6/7 Update: After an epic 16 month battle, Edison folds. SONGS is to be kept permanently shut down. Thank you to everyone involved with this effort!) On June 4th, former Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan, visited the San Diego Council Supervisors’ Chambers to speak alongside former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Gregory Jaczko, […]

Saturday

19

January 2013

3

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Nuclear Gothic

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Over the past year, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has become the center of the nuclear debate in the United States (Read: Disharmony of SONGS for more information about why), prompting some news agencies recently to run such grand headlines as Showdown at San Onofre: Why the Nuclear Industry May Be Dealt a […]

Wednesday

20

June 2012

1

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Seduction SONGS: 1st meeting with the NRC

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The San Onofre nuclear generating station (SONGS) has been offline since January 31 of this year due to a radiation leak in the Unit 3 generator that was caused by steam tube degradation which allowed radioactive water into the secondary steam system. It was then leaked as steam into the environment. This radioactive release was […]

Thursday

15

March 2012

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Disharmony of SONGS

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While countries like Germany are backing away from or at the very least, seriously questioning nuclear power as a viable energy alternative in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the United States is taking two giant steps in the opposite direction. In February, the Congress appointed, five-member Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), a group that has […]