What’s it Like to Stare Down a Nuclear Meltdown?

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Gary Headrick, director at San Clemente Green, sent me a press release regarding the meeting this Tuesday morning concerning the San Onofre Nuclear Reactor.  If you can’t attend the meeting in person, it will be webcast live, starting at 8:30 a.m. PDT/11:30 a.m. EDT on June 4, 2013, at http://av4b.com/live/



“Against Backdrop of Debate About Fate of Troubled San Onofre Reactor, Two Public Officials Who Led During Time of Japanese Reactor Crisis Appearing Together for Same Time  to outline the lessons of Fukushima for Southern California, which now awaits the decision on whether or not the crippled San Onofre reactors near San Diego will be restarted.

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan will discuss his concerns about the inherent dangers posed by nuclear reactors. He will be joined for former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Gregory Jaczko, who has emerged as a leading critic of safety at U.S. nuclear power plants.

The event will be available live both to reporters in San Diego and via phone feed and Webcast to members of the news media elsewhere in the U.S.

News event speakers will be:

  • The Honorable Naoto Kan, former Prime Minister of Japan from June 2010 to August 2011;
  • Gregory Jaczko, former chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from May 2009 to July 2012;
  • Peter A. Bradford, adjunct professor at the Vermont Law School, a former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and a former utility commission chair in New York and Maine;
  • Arnold “Arnie” Gundersen, chief engineer of the energy consulting company Fairewinds Associates, and a former nuclear power industry executive; and
  • Dave Roberts, County Board of Supervisors, San Diego”


Go to their facebook event page and sign up as “Going”, even if you can only participate via webcast. Share this notice with your friends, family and community leaders. You might also be the one to push their petition to Keep San Onofre Shut Down over the 5000 mark. At this time we are at 4,968 signatures.


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