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Published on Friday, April 26, 2013

by Common Dreams

San Onofre Whistleblower Cites “Potentially Catastrophic” Design Flaw

Inside source tells local news channel that cracked generator pipes at nuclear power plant could cause a full or partial meltdown

- Lauren McCauley, staff writer

A former safety engineer with the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is blowing the whistle on a “potentially catastrophic problem” at the currently offline Southern California Edison plan.

Surfers catch waves in the shadows of the San Onofre nuclear plant. (Photo: digitizedchaos/ Flickr) According to a report by San Diego’s Channel 10 News, the unnamed source—who has 25 years working in the field of nuclear safety—said that a faulty redesign of the plant’s steam generators has put the system at risk of a “full or partial meltdown.”

“There is something grossly wrong,” he told the news station.

Since Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) undertook a redesign of the generators in 2010 and 2011, the tubes that carry scalding water and steam from the generator have been crashing into one another creating cracks and “unprecedented tube failure.”

Of 19,400 tubes, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) report found more than 17 percent were damaged.

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For the first time, a source from inside the San Onofre nuclear power plant has come forward to warn that restarting the power plant is too dangerous.

“There is something grossly wrong,” said the inside source, a safety engineer who worked at San Onofre and has 25 years in the nuclear field. [...]

He wants to remain anonymous because he told Team 10 he fears for his safety.

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  • ElOregonian

    Seems to be intentional. You know, how did Rahm Emanuel state it: “You can’t let a good crisis go to waste”.

  • ThenAgain

    Notice the chemtrail garbage in the air. Best video to see on that –

    Fukushima, gulf/BP.

  • Numpty

    BS. Theyre not showing the alleged cracked pipes. Bad MHI design? Try bad US welders & engineers.

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