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  • San Onofre months from restarting reactors

     
    The darkened San Onofre power plant will not restart even one of its two reactors for months, the head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday. In the meantime, anti-nuclear advocates stepped up pressure to keep the plant shut......
  • Plans being drawn up for another summer without San Onofre

     
    The organization responsible for overseeing California's power grid is developing plans to meet next summer's electricity needs in Southern California if the San Onofre nuclear plant remains offline. The plant's outage has already stretched for more...
  • Edison wants to restart one of San Onofre's nuclear reactors

     
    Southern California Edison wants to restart one of the two reactors at its San Onofre nuclear plant, which has been shuttered for eight months over safety concerns, officials said Thursday. The plant's Unit 2 reactor was offline for routine inspections......
  • 2nd San Onofre reactor to remain offline through next summer

     
    At least one of the two reactors at the San Onofre nuclear plant will remain offline through next summer, a senior Southern California Edison official said Friday, while activists said both units should remain shuttered. Eight months after the nuclear.......
  • PUC poised to investigate rates at troubled San Onofre

     
    The California Public Utilities Commission is poised to open an investigation into the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant, a process that could result in ratepayers getting reduced utility bills in the future. Some Southern California Edison and San...
  • Hydrogen leak at San Onofre poses no risk, Edison says

     
    Workers discovered a hydrogen leak in a pipe on the non-nuclear side of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant over the weekend. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a non-emergency notice of the leak on Sunday, after plant operator Southern........
  • Utilities panel launches probe of troubled San Onofre nuclear plant

     
    This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details. The California Public Utilities Commission has launched an investigation into the nine-month outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant, which could result in rates eventually being lowered or...
  • San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million [Updated]

     
    The costs of the outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant continue to soar, but it remains unclear who will ultimately foot the bill. Edison International, the parent company of plant operator and majority owner Southern California Edison, reported its........
  • Environmental group's request for hearing on San Onofre denied

     
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission denied an environmental group's petition to force Southern California Edison to go through a courtroom-like public hearing process before deciding whether the troubled San Onofre Nuclear plant can restart. The...
  • Nuke crowd has OC hotel nervous, San Onofre meeting scrubbed

     
    The prospect of hordes of pro- and anti-nuclear activists descending on the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Doheny Beach apparently made the operators of the upscale hotel in Dana Point nervous and prompted a meeting on the fate of the......
  • Crowd size at San Onofre nuclear hearing to be limited

     
    A meeting between federal regulators and Southern California Edison officials to discuss the fate of the San Onofre nuclear plant has been rescheduled after the hotel originally selected as the venue backed out. The NRC and Edison are set to......