San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

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Legislation introduced by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) last year to protect emergency preparedness at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has helped ratify an agreementthis week among stakeholders. The ratified agreement means that Senator Bates’ bill is no longer necessary. Southern California Edison and five local government …continue reading

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California State Senators Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Bill Monning (D-Carmel) have introduced Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 11 this week that urges Congress and the President to approve legislation that would prioritize the removal of spent nuclear fuel from decommissioned nuclear sites in areas with large populations and high seismic …continue reading

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The Assembly Governmental Organization Committee has approved Senate Bill 465 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would ensure local governments continue to receive funding for offsite emergency response planning, training, and exercises related to the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The bill will head next to the …continue reading

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The California State Senate has approved Senate Bill 465 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would ensure local governments continue to receive funding for offsite emergency response planning, training, and exercises related to the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). “Everyone recognizes that the continued storage of SONGS’ …continue reading

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The Senate Government Organization Committee approved Senate Bill 465 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would ensure local governments continue to receive funding for offsite emergency response planning, training, and exercises related to the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). “The continued storage of SONGS’ waste at San …continue reading

Harley Rouda

At a joint press conference with Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) outside the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), chair of the Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, announced his intention to convene a field hearing on nuclear power and waste storage this Summer in a community affected …continue reading