A year ago, a leak of radiation caused an emergency shutdown of a reactor at the San Onofre nuclear site -- a crisis that led to the discovery of unprecedented damage in critical equipment and has kept the reactors offline ever since. However the plant operator, Southern California Edison, wants to restart the reactors. A new online ad from Friends of the Earth raises the question of freeway gridlock if people near the plant were ordered to evacuate in the event of a more serious accident. - Published on
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No way out: Freeway gridlock could stall evacuation from San Onofre
A year after leak, online tool shows your distance -- and risk -- from accident at crippled reactor
Published on Apr 2, 2012: A new television ad targeting Southern California Edison calls on residents to let the utility know that their families come first -- and that it must not restart the troubled San Onofre nuclear reactors, which are currently closed due to serious safety problems.
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