| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:03 AM
An environmental group filed a petition Tuesday seeking to shut down California's last remaining nuclear power plant until regulators have taken a more extensive look at its ability to withstand an earthquake.
The filing by Friends of the Earth came a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:15 PM
A former federal inspector has urged regulators to shut down California's last nuclear power plant until it can be determined whether the facility can stand up to an earthquake off the Central Coast.
Michael Peck, the former senior resident inspector at...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The operators of Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant have been cited for a miscalculation that federal safety inspectors said might have triggered an unnecessary evacuation or other emergency response to an insignificant radiation leak.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
There is no immediate or significant earthquake safety concern associated with California's last remaining nuclear power plant, federal regulators have decided.
A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission file released Wednesday contains the response to a...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:33 PM
HADDAM — From Alan and Myra Aronow's contemporary home on a bluff above the Connecticut River, you look across the water to lush green hills. Farther down is the broad marshy inlet of Salmon River with Mount Tom rising in the distance. ...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Peach Bottom has two of the 31 Mark and Mark 2 reactors that are being required to upgrade their venting system in case of a severe accident ("Peach Bottom reactors to get venting upgrade," June 7). What Sun reporter Jamie Smith Hopkins leaves out is that...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Southern California Edison’s plan to restart the darkened San Onofre nuclear plant at reduced power for safety reasons is "not one that instills tremendous confidence in me."
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that it has ordered a venting upgrade for nearly a third of the reactors in the country, including ones at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station just north of Harford County.
Peach Bottom, in Delta, Pa.,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Anti-nuclear activists and Sen. Barbara Boxer celebrated Southern California Edison's announcement Friday that the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant will be permanently retired.
The coastal plant near San Clemente once supplied power to about 1.4...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The fate of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant was apparently sealed last month when it became clear that a potential lengthy series of hearings would likely have to be held before the coastal facility could be powered back up.
The plant, which...