Activists prepare for (another) rally to close San Onofre nuclear power plant
Anti-nuclear activists plan a march and rally starting at 12:30 p.m. at the San Onofre nuclear power plant on Sunday. The groups want to shut down the plant permanently.
The plant has been shut down since January due to problems with unusual wear in steam generator tubes.
The “Shut Down San Onofre” rally and march starts at the San Onofre State Beach parking lot.
“San Onofre, which has one of the worst safety records of nuclear power plants, should be shut down," said Gene Stone, a representative of the San Clemente-based Residents Organized for a Safe Environment. It's one of several groups participating in the rally.
Date/Time: Sunday, April 29, 2012. Gather at 12 noon. March starts at 12:15. Rally 1pm to 3pm.
Location: Rally: 1:00 p.m. about 1/8 mile south of the San Onofre facility
Directions: I-5 to Basilone Rd exit, ~2 miles south.
March: 12:30 p.m. starting at gate of San Onofre State Beach (~1/8 mile) along access road; Parking: Available at San Onofre State Beach, $15 day use fee. Shuttle vans will be available to help those who have parked get to the rally site.
Buses: Seats on buses from Balboa Park (Park Ave at Presidents Way) or from Oceanside Transit Center are $10 each ($11.54 for tickets purchased with credit cards online.) Reserve at http://ShutDownSanOnofre.org or call 619-501-1031 for questions.
Speakers: Nuclear Industry Experts; Elected Officials; Activists; Hollywood Celebrities; Scientists and Engineers; Persons with personal stories from TMI and Chernobyl Entertainment: Charlie Imes and Liquid Blue
Peace Resource Center of San Diego
Residents Organized for a Safe Environment (ROSE)
San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice (SDCPJ)
San Onofre Safety (SOS)
Citizens Oversight Projects (COPS)
San Clemente Green