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Quote:Published: February 10th, 2012
By ENENews

Troubled Calif. nuke plant may not even apply for a renewal license

— Says 4,000 tons of high-level radioactive waste stored onsite!

Laguna Beach will back San Clemente’s appeals to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure that San Onofre doesn’t replicate last year’s disaster in Fukushima, Japan.

The City Council on Tuesday voted 4 to 1 to send a letter to the commission requesting the resolution of public concerns before any consideration is given to extending San Onofre’s operating license due to expire in 2022.

The letter had been requested by San Clemente Mayor Lori Donchak, but the action might be moot.

“Southern California Edison has not made a decision on whether we’ll apply for renewal,” said Edison spokesman Christopher Abel.

Abel verified that 4,000 tons of high-level, radioactive waste are stored there.
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