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CITIZENS' OVERSIGHT SUBMITS PETITION TO INTERVENE AND REQUESTS HEARING INTO SAN ONOFRE LICENSE AMENDMENT REQUEST

Changes remove inspection specifications from license, reducing public and NRC review and clouding operator requirements, watchdog group says

October 20, 2012 (Washington D.C.) -- Citizens' Oversight, an El Cajon-based citizens watchdog group, submitted a formal request[1] to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regarding a license amendment request[2] by Southern California Edison (SCE) for the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (San Onofre).

INTERIOR DEPT. REPORT SLAMS BLM FOR POOR MONITORING, LACK OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY AT WIND AND SOLAR PROJECTS ON PUBLIC LANDS

 

By Miriam Raftery

 
June 24, 2012 (Washington D.C.) – A scathing new report  by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Inspector General highlights “significant failures” by the federal Bureau of Land Managment  in its stewardship over  more than 30,000 wind energy right-of-way (ROW) acres and another 31,000 acres of solar energy ROW  sites.  View the complete report at http://docs.wind-watch.org/BLM-Renewable-Energy-Program.pdf.