Lawsuit To Block Nuclear Waste Storage at SONGS

EHJ opposes this lawsuit.

Dry Cask Storage at SONGS

Dry Cask Storage at SONGS

A lawsuit filed against the California Coastal Commission (CCC) by Citizens Oversight, a citizens’ watchdog group based in El Cajon, heads to trial beginning Friday, April 14 at 2 p.m. in San Diego Superior Court, Dept. C68 (330 West Broadway, San Diego).

The Coastal Commission approved the permit to bury 3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste at San Onofre.  Opponents believe this trial is their last clear opportunity to block it.

A pretrial press conference at 1 p.m. in front of the courthouse will be live-streamed at  A post-trial press conference with Citizens Oversight founder Ray Lutz and attorneys from Aguirre & Severson will be held in the late afternoon after the hearing at the same link.

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The lawsuit contends that alternatives were not considered by Southern California Edison, the plant’s owner. (East County Magazine, 4/4/2017)