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  • San Onofre closure will remake local power grid, PUC chief says

    San Onofre closure will remake local power grid, PUC chief says
    The head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday that the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant leaves significant unanswered questions about the future energy supply for Southern California, particularly for San Diego and...
  • Residents speak up on San Onofre

    Residents speak up on San Onofre
    Money and power were on the agenda Thursday afternoon, as dozens of area residents weighed in at a California Public Utilities Commission hearing in Costa Mesa on whether to reopen two troubled units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and to...
  • San Onofre design choices led to nuclear plant shutdown

    San Onofre design choices led to nuclear plant shutdown
    An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators. The company made choices in designing support structures...
  • Upgrades hailed at Baltimore County bottling plant

    Upgrades hailed at Baltimore County bottling plant
    Glass bottles moved briskly along new manufacturing lines — some filling with rum, others with tequila — as the plant manager explained just how groundbreaking this was for a site used to a more sedate pace. The Baltimore County plant now can...
  • BGE, seeking rate increase, to make case to regulators

    BGE, seeking rate increase, to make case to regulators
    Hearings begin Monday in a case that will decide whether Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers can expect higher distribution charges next year. BGE is asking for increases that would come to about $6.62 a month for the typical residential electric...
  • Sparrows Point one year later

    Sparrows Point one year later
    It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point. Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...
  • Chromium taints groundwater beyond Harbor Point

    Chromium taints groundwater beyond Harbor Point
    Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
  • For U.S. auto factories, summertime isn't downtime anymore

    The decades-old tradition of shutting down U.S. auto factories for two weeks around July may be coming to an end, experts say, pushed out by strong demand and staggered vehicle launch dates. With sales booming, Ford Motor Co., for example, said it...
  • Despite San Onofre nuclear plant shutdown, sirens to blare Wednesday

    Despite San Onofre nuclear plant shutdown, sirens to blare Wednesday
    The San Onofre nuclear plant may be permanently retired, but on Wednesday, the sirens were scheduled to sound as they have every year for an annual test. The test -- a regulatory requirement that hasn't been suspended despite the nuclear plant's...
  • Ex-NRC chief: San Onofre restart plan doesn't instill confidence

    Ex-NRC chief: San Onofre restart plan doesn't instill confidence
    The former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Southern California Edison’s plan to restart the darkened San Onofre nuclear plant at reduced power for safety reasons is "not one that instills tremendous confidence in me." Gregory...
  • Metrolink lines in Orange County closed after death on tracks

    Metrolink lines in Orange County remained closed Friday morning after a freight train fatally struck a person on the tracks near the Norwalk station, officials said. The victim was struck about 4:45 a.m. by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train, which...