The San Clemente City Council, in response to requests by anti-nuclear protesters and a recent leak at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, will discuss whether to push for the installation of independent radiation monitors around the plant.
Local anti-nuclear groups like and have seized on the to redouble their efforts against its continued operation.
Over the past month-and-a-half since the tubes failed and the plant shutdown, the groups and their supporters have been calling for the installation of independent radiological monitors and money for a comprehensive disease study for the surrounding area to see if there are higher levels of cancer and birth defects surrounding the plant.
Also on the agenda are the results of a cost analysis for water and sewer rates. . The city hired a consultant last year to figure out a better way to bill customers that would cover maintenance costs.
The San Clemente City Council meets in council chambers, 100 Ave. Presidio, at 6 p.m. Tuesday.