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  • Nuclear watchdog faults Mitsubishi over San Onofre equipment tests

     
    The San Onofre plant has been out of service for more than 10 months because of excessive wear on tubes carrying radioactive water, one of which leaked a small amount of radioactive steam in January, prompting the plant's shutdown....
  • Nuclear commission pushes back decision on San Onofre

     
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has pushed back the date when it could make a decision on the fate of the San Onofre nuclear plant....
  • 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...
  • 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.......
  • Edison manipulated costs at San Onofre, complaint alleges

     
    An advocacy group filed a complaint Wednesday with the California Public Utilities Commission alleging that Southern California Edison manipulated inflation calculations to recover more money from ratepayers for defective replacement steam generators at...
  • San Onofre: Mitsubishi told to hand over nuclear plant report

     
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has asked Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to hand over a redacted version of a proprietary report on equipment issues at the now-shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant. The commission, which has already reviewed the full...
  • 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...