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Is It Safe To Store Nuclear Waste At San Onofre? The Science Behind It

June 19
By Shalina Chatlani

There is about 1,700 tons of spent nuclear fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Residents are concerned this short-term storage solution may become permanent.

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Scott Peters Calls for Federal Action on San Onofre Nuclear Fuel Storage

June 17
By City News Service

Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, is calling on the federal government to determine and commit to an interim and long-term plan for nuclear waste storage.

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How Ice A Half A World Away Affects Southern California Sea Levels

June 17
By Erik Anderson

Scripps researchers are examining the changing ice sheets on Greenland and Antarctica and considering the implications for Southern California.

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Seabin Makes Difference In Cleaning Water In San Diego Marina

June 17
By John Carroll

The Seabin works like a pool filter, sucking in water and trapping waste, but it cleans marinas, ports and harbors.

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Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery In San Diego

June 13
By Associated Press

The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year.

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SpaceX To Launch Falcon 9 Rocket From Vandenberg Air Force Base

June 11
By City News Service

Hawthorne-based SpaceX will attempt to launch a rocket carrying three satellites Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County, potentially creating an impressive aerial display while also potentially causing sonic booms along the central coast.

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Researchers: Rare Antarctic Ice Tear May Impact Global Climate

June 10
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers are part of a team unlocking some important clues about huge holes that sometimes form in the ice shelf surrounding Antarctica.

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Specialized Gardens Offer More Than A Wing And A Prayer To Troubled Monarch Butterflies

June 7
By Erik Anderson

The last two years have not been kind to the monarch butterflies living along the West Coast. The population of the iconic insect may have fallen below a critical level.

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Massive Ladybug Swarm Over San Diego, SoCal Shows Up On Radar

June 6
By Associated Press

A huge blob that appeared on the National Weather Service's radar wasn't a rain cloud, but a massive swarm of ladybugs over Southern California.

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Scripps Study: Microplastics Found In Deep Ocean, Affecting Food Chain

June 6
By Shalina Chatlani

A new study from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows that microplastics are at highest concentrations hundreds of meters below the ocean surface.

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