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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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  • 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...
  • Company: Wetland pipes may come out

    The Huntington Beach City Council unanimously approved a property owner's plan to remove three oil tanks from the city's southeastern area at Monday's meeting, concluding a lengthy process that was drawn out by two appeals last year. Plains All...
  • 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...
  • Cost for troubled San Onofre plant? $400 million and growing

    The parent company of Southern California Edison, operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant, reported Tuesday that the costs of the yearlong outage at the plant had ballooned to more than $400 million as of the end of 2012. The hefty price tag...
  • Officials rejected some changes to crippled San Onofre generators

    Officials rejected some changes to crippled San Onofre generators
    A report on the root causes of problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant shows that officials considered making design changes to the plant’s new steam generators before they were installed but rejected some fixes in part because they would require...
  • Nuclear regulators uphold ruling on Calvert Cliffs reactor project

    Nuclear regulators uphold ruling on Calvert Cliffs reactor project
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission upheld a decision Monday preventing a French company from building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in southern Maryland, but it offered glimmers of hope for the project's proponents. The...
  • Palisades Nuclear Plant Service Restored

    Palisades Nuclear Plant Service Restored
    The Palisades Nuclear Plant is back online, the power plant has experienced other issues several times this year. A steam leak in a drain valve led to another shutdown of the Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert on Sunday, according to the Nuclear...
  • 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...
  • Ranking agencies by job satisfaction

    Ranking agencies by job satisfaction
    Travelers gripe about having to remove shoes while going through airport security or undergoing full-body pat-downs. But imagine being the Transportation Security Administration screener who has to deal with thousands of grumpy passengers daily or must...
  • Commentary: Say no on San Onofre

    Talk about a game-changer. Do you know the Barack Obama campaign tracked the buying, subscription and leisure habits of 29,000 voters as far back as 2008? Most presidential campaigns track about 1,500 voters for six to 12 months. It turns out this is...
  • 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...