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Understanding Risks of Radioactive Effluent at San Onofre, CA

Surfrider is a non-profit foundation dedicated to the protectoin and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches for all people. They have begun a campaign to “Get Nuclear Waste Off California’s Coast” and interviewed Ken Buesseler about liquid effluent being released from the now-closed San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant: How worried should we be?

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Last year, Surfrider learned that the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has frequently been releasing radioactive effluent into the ocean, right next to one of the nation’s most beloved and popular surfing beaches, San Onofre State Park, for over 50 years. Needless to say, we were horrified. How much exposure have we had surfing there weekly, if not daily, for years? My kids surf there all the time, is their health at risk? Is this even legal? When are these happening? MORE…