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  • San Onofre shutdown will mean tight electricity supplies

    San Onofre shutdown will mean tight electricity supplies
    SACRAMENTO — Southern California residents will have to get serious about energy conservation, particularly this summer, now that the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has been permanently shut down. Without that nuclear plant, which accounted...
  • San Onofre neighbors no longer felt safe, welcome closure

    San Onofre neighbors no longer felt safe, welcome closure
    While activists praised Friday’s announcement that the San Onofre nuclear power plant would be retired, those who live near the coastal facility expressed mixed emotions about the fate of what has become a familiar landmark and a nagging source of...
  • For the Record

    Mailbag: A letter in the June 27 Huntington Beach Mailbag "H.B. needs to act now against Poseidon" was edited to say "The San Onofre nuclear power plant has reached the end of its usefulness." The writer was referring to the AES plant on Pacific Coast...
  • Masao Yoshida dies at 58; led response to Fukushima nuclear disaster

    Masao Yoshida, the plant manager who led the fight to bring Japan's Fukushima atomic station under control during the 2011 nuclear disaster, has died. He was 58. He died Tuesday of esophagus cancer at a Tokyo hospital, according to a statement from...
  • No home is an island in Harumi Abe's new show

    No home is an island in Harumi Abe's new show
    The title of Harumi Abe's new exhibit, "134 Days and 21 Hours," refers to the "walking" distance (thanks to Google Maps) between her home in Hollywood, shared with her husband and two dogs, and her childhood home in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. If the two...
  • Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement

    Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement
    A new report suggests that a substantial number of U.S. nuclear reactors — including one or both at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — are at risk of early retirement. Mark Cooper with the Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and...
  • Nuclear's safety lesson for fracking

    The production of natural gas from the Marcellus shale formations has many positive aspects for the Mid-Atlantic region. It has changed, and will continue to change, how electricity is generated through economic market forces. Also, natural gas is an...
  • Eugene Wilkinson dies at 94; Nautilus skipper pioneered nuclear sub era

    Eugene Wilkinson dies at 94; Nautilus skipper pioneered nuclear sub era
    As the boat moved down the channel into Long Island Sound, the captain ordered a message sent ashore that forever changed the strategy of naval warfare: "Underway on nuclear power." With those words on the morning of Jan. 17, 1955, Cmdr. Eugene...
  • Constellation nuclear plants to be discussed in public meeting

    Constellation nuclear plants to be discussed in public meeting
    Regulators said Monday that they will hear about the performance of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group power plants next week — including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — in a public meeting in Baltimore. Officials from Exelon-owned...
  • EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake

    EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake
    French energy firm Electricite de France outlined an exit strategy Tuesday from its stake in three of Exelon's nuclear power plants, including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland. Both companies disclosed that EDF has an option to sell its 49.99 percent...
  • Will San Onofre shutdown affect rates?

    Laguna Beach residents will probably have to wait several months to find out whether their electricity rates will change as a result of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's closure. Southern California Edison has already raised rates and San Diego...