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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Index San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) is a now-closed nuclear power plant located south of San Clemente, California, on the Pacific coast, in Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV. [1]

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Active fault

An active fault is a fault that is likely to become the source of another earthquake sometime in the future.

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Adrian Pasdar

Adrian Pasdar (born April 30, 1965) is an American actor and voice artist.

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AECOM

AECOM (formerly known as AECOM Technology Corporation) is an American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients.

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Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility

Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility is a non-profit, anti-nuclear, public interest organization founded in 2005, and based in San Luis Obispo, California.

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Allison Macfarlane

Allison M. Macfarlane directs the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University, where she is Professor of Science Policy and International Affairs.

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Anti-nuclear movement in California

The 1970s proved to be a pivotal period for the anti-nuclear movement in California.

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Atomic Safety and Licensing Board

A unit of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission authorized under the Atomic Energy Act, the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel consists of administrative law judges who hear complaints similar to ordinary district court except for subject matter jurisdiction which pertains to matters under the Act, specifically, nuclear safety issues pertaining to licensed nuclear power plants.

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Barbara Boxer

Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is a retired American politician who served as a United States Senator for California from 1993 to 2017.

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Bechtel

Bechtel Corporation (Bechtel Group, Inc.) is an engineering, procurement, construction, and project management company.

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Bill Dedman

Bill Dedman (born 1960) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, an investigative reporter for Newsday, and co-author of the biography of reclusive heiress Huguette Clark, Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune.

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Breast

The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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California Air Resources Board

The California Air Resources Board (CARB or ARB) is the "clean air agency" in the government of California.

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California Public Utilities Commission

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately-owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies.

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Chris Penn

Christopher Shannon Penn (October 10, 1965 – January 24, 2006) was an American film and television actor.

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Clive, Utah

Clive is an unincorporated community in Tooele County, Utah, United States.

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Combustion Engineering

Combustion Engineering (C-E) was a multi-national American-based engineering firm and a leader in the development of both fossil and nuclear steam supply power systems in the United States with approximately 42,000 employees worldwide.

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Computer security

Cybersecurity, computer security or IT security is the protection of computer systems from theft of or damage to their hardware, software or electronic data, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.

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Containment building

A containment building, in its most common usage, is a reinforced steel or lead structure enclosing a nuclear reactor.

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Cooling tower

A cooling tower is a heat rejection device that rejects waste heat to the atmosphere through the cooling of a water stream to a lower temperature.

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Darrell Issa

Darrell Edward Issa (born November 1, 1953) is the Republican U.S. Representative for California's 49th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2001.

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Diablo Canyon Power Plant

The Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating nuclear power plant near Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California.

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Dianne Feinstein

Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein (born Dianne Emiel Goldman, June 22, 1933) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from California, a seat she has held since 1992.

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Edison International

Edison International is a public utility holding company based in Rosemead, California.

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Electric Power Research Institute

The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

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EnergySolutions

EnergySolutions (stylized as EnergySolutions), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the world's largest processors of low level waste (LLW), and is the largest nuclear waste company in the United States.

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Fault (geology)

In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.

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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) is an international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries.

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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

The was an energy accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Ōkuma, Fukushima Prefecture, initiated primarily by the tsunami following the Tōhoku earthquake on 11 March 2011.

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Holtec International

Holtec International is a global turnkey supplier of equipment and systems for the energy industry based in Camden, New Jersey, United States.

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International Atomic Energy Agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons.

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International Chamber of Commerce

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC; French: Chambre de commerce internationale) is the largest, most representative business organization in the world.

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Interstate 5

Interstate 5 (I-5) is the main Interstate Highway on the West Coast of the United States, running largely parallel to the Pacific coast of the continental U.S. from Mexico to Canada.

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Irvine, California

Irvine is a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States.

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Jerry Brown

Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician, author and lawyer serving as the 39th and current Governor of California since 2011, previously holding the position from 1975 to 1983, making him the state's longest-serving Governor.

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John Large

John H. Large is an English consulting Chartered Engineer primarily known for his work in assessing and reporting upon nuclear safety and nuclear related accidents and incidents, work which has often featured in the media.

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Kamala Harris

Kamala Devi Harris (born October 20, 1964) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017.

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Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, is a 1982 American experimental film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke.

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KPBS (TV)

KPBS, virtual channel 15 (UHF digital channel 30), part of KPBS Public Media, is a PBS member television station located in San Diego, California, United States.

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Laguna Beach, California

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States.

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Larry Agran

Lawrence Alan Agran (born February 2, 1945) is a former mayor and city councilman of Irvine, California.

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List of articles associated with nuclear issues in California

This is a list of Wikipedia articles that are relevant to the topic of nuclear power and nuclear weapons history in the US state of California.

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Lori Singer

Lori Singer (born November 6, 1957)".

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Low-level waste

Low-level waste (LLW) is nuclear waste that does not fit into the categorical definitions for intermediate-level waste (ILW), high-level waste (HLW), spent nuclear fuel (SNF), transuranic waste (TRU), or certain byproduct materials known as 11e(2) wastes, such as uranium mill tailings.

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Made in U.S.A. (1987 film)

Made in U.S.A. is a 1987 American crime drama / black comedy film directed by Ken Friedman from a screenplay by Zbigniew Kempinski.

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Malfeasance in office

Malfeasance in office, or official misconduct, is the commission of an unlawful act, done in an official capacity, which affects the performance of official duties.

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Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku (born 24 January 1947) is an American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science.

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Mountain Press Publishing Company

Mountain Press Publishing Company is an American book publishing company based in Missoula, Montana.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.

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Nuclear decommissioning

Nuclear decommissioning is the process whereby a nuclear facility is dismantled to the point that it no longer requires measures for radiation protection.

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Nuclear power plant

A nuclear power plant or nuclear power station is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor.

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency of the United States government tasked with protecting public health and safety related to nuclear energy.

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Oceanside, California

Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast.

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Orange County, California

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of California.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Pressurized water reactor

Pressurized water reactors (PWRs) constitute the large majority of the world's nuclear power plants (notable exceptions being the United Kingdom, Japan, and Canada) and are one of three types of light water reactor (LWR), the other types being boiling water reactors (BWRs) and supercritical water reactors (SCWRs).

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Radioactive waste

Radioactive waste is waste that contains radioactive material.

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Reactor pressure vessel

A reactor pressure vessel (RPV) in a nuclear power plant is the pressure vessel containing the nuclear reactor coolant, core shroud, and the reactor core.

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Regions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has divided the US territory into four regions.

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Riverside, California

Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.

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S. David Freeman

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San Clemente, California

San Clemente is a city in Orange County, California, United States.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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San Diego County, California

San Diego County is a county in the southwestern corner of the state of California, in the United States.

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San Diego Gas & Electric

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) provides natural gas and electricity to San Diego County and southern Orange County in southwestern California, United States.

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San Mateo Creek (Southern California)

San Mateo Creek is a stream in Southern California in the United States, whose watershed mostly straddles the border of Orange and San Diego Counties.

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San Onofre State Beach

San Onofre State Beach is a state park located in San Diego County, California, USA.

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Sierra Club

The Sierra Club is an environmental organization in the United States.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison (or SCE Corp), the largest subsidiary of Edison International, is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California, USA.

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Southern California Public Power Authority

The Southern California Public Power Authority is a joint powers authority, or a collective of 10 municipal utilities and one irrigation district.

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Spent nuclear fuel

Spent nuclear fuel, occasionally called used nuclear fuel, is nuclear fuel that has been irradiated in a nuclear reactor (usually at a nuclear power plant).

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Steam generator (nuclear power)

Steam generators are heat exchangers used to convert water into steam from heat produced in a nuclear reactor core.

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The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast is an American news and opinion website focused on politics and pop culture.

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The Naked Gun

The Naked Gun is a series of American crime comedy films, created by Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Theodore F. Craver Jr.

Theodore F. Craver Jr. is an American business executive.

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Three Mile Island accident

The Three Mile Island accident occurred on March 28, 1979, in reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tsunami

A tsunami (from 津波, "harbour wave"; English pronunciation) or tidal wave, also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.

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United States Department of Justice

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2010

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2010 were held on November 2, 2010 to determine who would represent California's various congressional districts in the United States House of Representatives.

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Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly is a bimonthly nonprofit magazine of United States politics and government that is based in Washington, D.C. The magazine is known for its annual ranking of American colleges and universities, which serve as an alternative to the Forbes and U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Watt

The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.

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Westinghouse Electric Corporation

The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.

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World Nuclear Association

The World Nuclear Association (WNA) is the international organization that promotes nuclear power and supports the companies that comprise the global nuclear industry.

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Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository

The Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, as designated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act amendments of 1987, is to be a deep geological repository storage facility within Yucca Mountain for spent nuclear fuel and other high-level radioactive waste in the United States.

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2011 Southwest blackout

The 2011 Southwest blackout, sometimes referred to as the Great Blackout of 2011, was a widespread power outage that affected the San Diego–Tijuana area, southern Orange County, the Imperial Valley, Mexicali Valley, and Coachella Valley, and parts of Arizona.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Onofre_Nuclear_Generating_Station

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