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Coastal Commission moves briefing on San Onofre nuclear waste to San Diego

Coastal Commission moves briefing on San Onofre nuclear waste to San Diego

By Rob Nikolewski | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com

Responding to complaints from residents living near the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, the California Coastal Commission has decided to hold an informational hearing about the nuclear waste at the plant’s site in San Diego, instead of the Los Angeles area.

“We decided to move the San Onofre informational hearing to our regularly scheduled meeting in San Diego in October to accommodate the most members of the public possible,” said Coastal Commission public information officer Noaki Schwartz…

…Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, had sent a letter to commissioners last month calling for the meeting to be moved to the San Diego area.

“I’m glad the commission finally came to their senses and moved this meeting somewhere we all can participate,” Issa said in an email Thursday. “Despite what the commission said the first time around, it’s clear that moving the meeting to our area wasn’t only feasible, it was the only right thing to do.” …read more…