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  • Environmental group pushes for hearing on San Onofre restart

     
    The environmental group Friends of the Earth made its case to federal regulators Wednesday that Southern California Edison should be barred from restarting the San Onofre nuclear plant unless it goes through a trial-like hearing process. The meeting...
  • San Onofre to stay dark for now, new nuclear chief says

     
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission chief made her first visit Monday to the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant since taking office in July, offering assurance that the facility will remain closed until its safety is certain. NRC Chairwoman Allison...
  • 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......
  • San Onofre: Edison, regulators at odds over restart plan?

     
    Southern California Edison may be at odds with federal regulators over what it means to run the San Onofre nuclear plant at full power. Edison officials met with U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staffers Wednesday to discuss the agency's technical...
  • San Onofre investigation is postponed

     
    As costs of the San Onofre nuclear plant outage continue to mount, the California Public Utilities Commission postponed a decision to open an investigation into the plant’s troubles and the potential impact on ratepayers. The commission had been...
  • PUC is urged to cut ratepayer costs in wake of San Onofre closure

     
    The California Public Utility Commission's ratepayer advocate division sent a letter Monday asking that the commission act immediately to lower Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric customers' bills to remove the costs associated with...
  • San Onofre layoffs raise questions about nuclear plant's future

     
    More than six months after a leaking steam generator tube prompted a complete shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant, Southern California Edison officials announced plans to lay off nearly one-third of its workforce, leading many to wonder if the...
  • 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.......