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  • Commentary: Counties should vote on San Onofre

    There is a simple and direct way to resolve the debate about San Onofre. The issue needs to be put to a vote in Orange and San Diego counties on the same day. The county counsels in the two regions need to draft identical ballot measures that simply...
  • San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says

    San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says
    Southern California Edison submitted an analysis to federal regulators showing that one of the two reactor units at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant could operate safely at full power for almost a year. The plant has been shuttered since a steam...
  • 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...
  • The danger of relying on nuclear power plants

    Norman Meadow's commentary promoting nuclear power over wind energy as a solution to climate change leaves out serious unsolved problems that wind does not present ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). Huge piles of highly radioactive waste are sitting...
  • Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free

    I became frightened when I read the commentary by Norman Meadow ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). I wanted to say so much, but my thoughts were running way beyond the commentary. Just one example: The reactor at Chernobyl still contains enough...
  • Fire Dept. says no risk from small blaze at Zion nuclear plant

    Fire Dept. says no risk from small blaze at Zion nuclear plant
    A small fire broke out this morning at the shuttered Zion nuclear plant, but authorities said it was put out with one extinguisher and there were no radiation leaks or risks to the public. Workers involved in the decommissioning of the plant were using...
  • Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?

    Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?
    In a just world, all the people who have piled on to the federal government for blowing the launch of healthcare.gov would take a look at the UPS Christmas Day screwup and swallow hard. But it's not a just world, so the lesson of how the nation's...
  • Bald eagle deaths in Utah alarm and mystify scientists

    SALT LAKE CITY — Buz Marthaler felt the once-proud aerial predator fall limp in his arms, and the veteran animal caretaker knew he was facing a mystery unlike any in his career. Bald eagles are dying in Utah — 20 in the last few weeks...
  • California utility regulator talks renewable energy, safety and more

    California utility regulator talks renewable energy, safety and more
    After coping with the June shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant near San Clemente, the fallout from a fatal 2010 explosion of a natural gas pipeline in the Bay Area and a batch of consumer protection issues, the state's Public Utilities...
  • A nuclear blind alley for the U.S.

    The world is rightly worried about Iran's uranium enrichment program. Iran claims this technology is for producing fuel for nuclear power plants, but it could be quickly shifted to making nuclear bomb material. Unfortunately, some in Congress, in their...
  • Drone giant California loses bids for federal testing sites

    Drone giant California loses bids for federal testing sites
    WASHINGTON — Although California is home to some of the nation's biggest drone manufacturers, the state was passed over Monday when the federal government picked six sites across the nation for testing the use of robotic aircraft in U.S. airspace....