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  • 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........
  • UniStar appeals Calvert Cliffs reactor rejection

    UniStar Nuclear Energy has asked the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the rejection of the French-controlled company's bid to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant. UniStar filed a petition Monday asking for a...
  • City to adopt resolution regarding San Onofre

    City to adopt resolution regarding San Onofre
    The City Council made it clear that it planned to approve a resolution listing complaints about San Onofre's operation and concerns about its future, but that didn't keep the public from expressing opinions. Speakers came from San Clemente, Washington,...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shut down

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shut down
    Operators of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland have shut down one of the two reactors there because a control rod unexpectedly dropped into the reactor core, causing a reduction in power generation, a plant spokesman said Monday....
  • Upgraded vent systems ordered for 31 nuclear reactors, including two at Peach Bottom

    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.,...
  • Activists praise San Onofre closure, but 1,100 layoffs expected

    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...
  • San Onofre nuclear plant closure tied to finances

    San Onofre nuclear plant closure tied to finances
    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...