nuclear http://kvpr.org en Fight Over Alleged Radioactive Waste Involves Kern County Landfills http://kvpr.org/post/fight-over-alleged-radioactive-waste-involves-kern-county-landfills <p>Consumer Watchdog and other environmental groups have filed suit against Boeing and the California Department of Toxic Substance Control over what they claim is the illegal disposal of low-level radioactive waste from a retired Boeing facility in Ventura County.</p><p>The groups allege that the demolition of potentially contaminated buildings at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory near Simi Valley is a threat to public health, and a violation of the state’s environmental laws.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 02:46:26 +0000 Valley Public Radio News 19672 at http://kvpr.org On Quality of Life: Nuclear Power; Michael Hanson http://kvpr.org/post/quality-life-nuclear-power-michael-hanson <p><strong>Segment I Nuclear Power In the Valley? - </strong>The State of California has a long love-hate relationship with nuclear power. It&#39;s now been 26 years since Diablo Canyon, the state&#39;s newest nuclear power plant, came online on the Central Coast. In the intervening years, reactors at Rancho Seco, near Sacramento, and San Onofre near San Diego have been decommissioned, and the state&#39;s moratorium on the construction of new plants still remains in effect. Wed, 04 May 2011 01:35:23 +0000 Joe Moore 1223 at http://kvpr.org