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  • Edison International aims to power through troubles

    Edison International aims to power through troubles
    Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, has had its hands full with the bankruptcy of a subsidiary and the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Now, it is overhauling its operations. The Rosemead...
  • How much have you paid toward failed nuclear projects?

    How much have you paid toward failed nuclear projects?
    So, you're a Duke Energy (formerly Progress Energy) customer and you want to know how much you've paid toward two failed nuclear projects? My Saturday column revealed that since 2009, I've paid about $500 toward the boondoggle known as the proposed...
  • Ratepayers should bear part of San Onofre closure cost, utility says

    Ratepayers should bear part of San Onofre closure cost, utility says
    SACRAMENTO — Preparing for months of battle over who should pay the estimated $4.1-billion cost of permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which closed in June, Southern California Edison has launched a public relations...
  • Nuclear agency violating law at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, court says

    Nuclear agency violating law at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, court says
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is "flouting the law" by not conducting a licensing review of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a federal appeals court said Tuesday. The ruling was a victory of sorts for those who want the...
  • Japan nuclear plant leaks 300 tons of highly radioactive water

    Japan nuclear plant leaks 300 tons of highly radioactive water
    BEIJING -- The operator of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima, Japan, said Tuesday that 300 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from one of its storage tanks, the worst in a number of similar leaks since the catastrophic 2011...
  • Japan may upgrade severity of Fukushima radioactive water leak

    TOKYO -- Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is considering a heightened "serious incident" designation for the leakage of 300 tons of highly radioactive water at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima. The country's nuclear regulator earlier...
  • Edison amps up program to cut electricity demand at peak times

    Edison amps up program to cut electricity demand at peak times
    As the Southland braces for the usual end-of-summer swelter, Southern California Edison isn't working up a sweat about keeping the lights on even though its nuclear power plant has been permanently closed. Partly that's because Edison employees have...
  • Nuclear waste can't wait

    Nuclear waste can't wait
    In the 1957 Isaac Asimov short story "Silly Asses," Earthlings are added to a galactic book of planetary races that have reached maturity — defined as those that have developed nuclear capability. But then the keeper of the book learns that atomic...
  • Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor

    Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor
    The operators of Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland shut down one of its two reactors Thursday after a control rod assembly malfunctioned during testing, federal safety regulators announced. The shutdown occurred without...
  • Howard E. Chaney, state health official

    Howard E. Chaney, state health official
    Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
  • Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile

    Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile
    Iran has recently converted more than 40% of its stockpile of enriched uranium to fuel rods for use in a civilian reactor and is in the process of converting the rest, the country's nuclear chief has announced on state television. The claim aired by Ali...