May 7, 2012 – STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN GREGORY JACZKO ON SAN ONOFRE RESTART

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  1. captddd@hotmail.com'

    The times are a changin’… Bob Dylan

    When folks think Location, Location, Location, one of the most important things is:”How close am I and or are we downwind from a potential Nuclear Reactor Meltdown”

    Lets use Southern California as an example:

    What would happen to property values in SoCal if SORE, (San Onofre Reactor Emergency) suffered a meltdown like Fukushima for ANY reason, like an EQ (Earth Quake), terrorism, Tsunami, operator error or just “because it can”?

    Per the NRC: Fact Sheet on Nuclear Insurance and Disaster Relief http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/funds-fs.html

    In short, if there is more than $12 Billion in damages, residents are left holding a empty radioactive bag! This is only a tiny fraction of what it will cost in Fukushima, which is estimated to be about a Trillion Dollar Eco-Disaster!

    What is the value of all the homes and Commercial property downwind of SORE? Probably at least several TRILLION dollars…

    Here is a great graphic that will help everyone visualize what is downwind of any of the US reactors! NRDC Nuclear Fallout Map: http://www.nrdc.org/nuclear/fallout/
    Just click on a reactor and zoom in…

    Where will the US Government get the REST of the money if it happened at SORE (or a reactor where you live) next week, probably from Social Security and or Medicare?
    In reality, ALL those affected are doomed! Tens of thousands are still living in nuclear refugee camps in Japan and it has been over a year since their triple meltdowns which are BTW still sending radioactive pollution Globally!

    On the other hand if SORE is De-Commissioned, then the Property values would climb upward quickly because SoCal would then not have this radioactive RISK hanging over our heads and that could actually jump start our local and State economy.

    This would be a Win-Win-Win situation because So-Cal does not need the electric capacity these two leaker could provide, (which has already been proven because both reactors have been shut down for months by orders from the NRC), De-Commissioning will generate lots of good paying long term Jobs and there will be no more RISK of a meltdown; besides SoCal needs a bigger World Famous Surf Park in San Onofre !

    For more see:http://is.gd/wKSjdA or http://enenews.com/?p=29596
    or on HP: http://is.gd/YcZFTC

  2. captddd@hotmail.com'

    Beware Nuclear Baloney!
    The State of CA has plenty of spare capacity WITHOUT these 2 nuclear turkeys!:

    There will be No blackouts with San Onofre shut down, unless the Utility “punishes” US to control what form of Energy we have to pay them for: http://is.gd/Wc9UV0

    Solar (of all flavors ) is ready for prime time, unless the Nuclear Fascists* stop it from happening!

    Benefits of Solar (of all flavors):
    ✔ Less costly to build
    ✔ ZERO RISK OF A MELTDOWN
    ✔ No Trillion Dollar Eco-Disasters
    ✔ Faster to construct
    ✔ CLEAN from start to finish.
    ✔ No radiation worries or leaks
    ✔ No foreign dependency
    ✔ Prices dropping yearly
    ✔ Creates green jobs
    ✔ No nuclear cleanup expenses

    + We would get a much larger World Famous Surf Park…
    … Far better to Hang Loose than to be irradiated…

    *Nuclear Fascism
    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=nuclear+fascism

  3. captddd@hotmail.com'

    Kudos to Chairman Jaczko for setting the record straight,
    … Especially after some of the CA Legislators tried to imply that the Reactors was going to restart very soon and that they should be replaced in 10 years by newer reactors…

    Like Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach)
    http://is.gd/5cCjTr + See lots of comments…

  4. nwwstome@hsmail.com'

    Another great interview by Libbe HaLevy >>>> interview with Daniel Hirsch has a lot of information on the San Onofre situation:

    http://www.nuclearhotseat.com/blog/

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