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Calif. Utility In Talks Over Costs Tied To Shuttered San Onofre Plant

Settlement talks are underway to decide who pays the huge bill tied to the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant on the Southern California coast.

03/21/2014

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No Danger In Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Despite Fukushima Disaster, USC Professor Says

A University of Southern California professor says there is no danger in eating Pacific Ocean-caught fish despite concerns about possible radiation contamination from Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2014

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$533 Million Pricetag May Lead To Retirement Of Idling Nuclear Power Plant

Costs tied to the idling of California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant have climbed to $553 million, while the majority owner raised the possibility Tuesday of retiring the plant if it can’t get one reactor running later this year.

04/30/2013

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NOAA Assembles Team To Investigate Ailing Sea Lion Pups

Radiation from Japan’s nuclear disaster is being looked at as one possible cause for what some experts are declaring an “unusual mortality event” after hundreds of ailing sea lion pups washed ashore in Southern California.

04/06/2013

Workers conducting subsurface soil sampling in Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Site with a direct push drill rig. (courtesy EPA)

EPA: ‘Some Concern’ Over Possible Transport Of Soil From Santa Susana

Federal regulators held a community meeting Wednesday to discuss the findings of a radiological investigation at a polluted testing site near Simi Valley.

12/12/2012

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Residents Warned Of Siren Test At San Onofre Nuclear Plant

The test comes as the now-offline generating plant has been selected for a study on cancer risks for people living near U.S. nuclear power plants.

10/24/2012

AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Replaces Controversial X-Ray Scanners At LAX

Efficiency – and not radiation and privacy fears – was cited as the primary factor in the TSA’s decision to replace the controversial scanners.

10/22/2012

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Public To Weigh In On Plan To Restart San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Federal regulators will hold a public meeting in Dana Point on Tuesday to seek input on plans to bring the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station back online.

10/09/2012

Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl. (credit: CBS)

LA Councilman Bill Rosendahl Returns To Work While Continuing Cancer Treatments

City Councilman Bill Rosendahl says he is coming back to work despite his ongoing battle with cancer.

10/01/2012

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Santa Monica Resident Sues City For $1.7 Billion Over Parking Meters

A Santa Monica woman sued the city for $1.7 billion because she believes newly-installed parking meters are making her sick.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2012

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Dentist Discusses Recent Study Linking Frequent X-Rays, Cancer

A recent study published in the journal Cancer says radiation from frequent dental X-rays may be linked to an increased risk for non-cancerous brain tumors.

04/15/2012

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Trace Levels Of Radiation Found In Seaweed Along Southern Calif. Coast

Marine life along the California coast may have trace amounts of radiation resulting from last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/09/2012

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Breast Cancer Survivor Walks To Celebrate, Spread Hope To Others

Diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago, Leonor Gavina-Valls will be among the thousands taking part in the Susan G. Komen L.A. County Race for the Cure on Saturday.

03/23/2012

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Feds To Visit San Onofre After Steam Generator Tubes Fail Stress Test

The visit by officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission comes over six weeks after a leak was reportedly detected in one of the plant’s reactor units.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/15/2012

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Inspectors Get First Shot At Tests After Radiation Leak At San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Safety inspectors have begun installing equipment that will help them determine what may have caused a small radiation leak last week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/07/2012

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