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  • San Onofre ruling creates confusion

    San Onofre ruling creates confusion
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and an environmental group came to vastly different interpretations Monday of a federal review panel's decision Monday on the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant. The plant's owner, Southern California Edison,...
  • Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer

    Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer
    Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88. The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
  • Decision on San Onofre pushed back to June at the earliest

    Decision on San Onofre pushed back to June at the earliest
    The head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that the agency will not make a decision on whether to restart the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant until late June at the earliest. The timeline for the plant has been pushed back...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the May 7 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time can be...
  • Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future

    Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future
    A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future. The plant had...
  • Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down

    Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down
    One of two reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland was shut down again Tuesday, the second unplanned outage in the past two weeks. Plant operators powered down Unit 2 manually around 5:30 a.m. after a pump that feeds water...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts
    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland restarted one of its two reactors Thursday after fixing the mechanical problem that caused its shutdown two days earlier, a Constellation spokesman said. Unit 2 reconnected to the regional electric...
  • Edison employees shot 'Star Trek' spoof video at San Onofre

    Southern California Edison managers dressed as "Star Trek" characters shot a spoof video at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The video, obtained and aired by KGTV news in San Diego, was shot in the plant's training simulator in 2010, before...
  • Sen. Boxer presses NRC head on San Onofre's future

    Sen. Boxer presses NRC head on San Onofre's future
    During a renomination hearing before the U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works committee Thursday, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) pressed U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane on the agency's plans for the San Onofre nuclear...
  • Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Northern California

    Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Northern California
    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Northern California on Thursday night and was felt across a large area, according to officials. The quake was occurred around 8:47 p.m., and its epicenter was 27 miles southwest of Susanville and seven miles west...
  • Aftershocks shake Northern California after 5.7 earthquake

    Aftershocks shake Northern California after 5.7 earthquake
    More than a dozen aftershocks were reported Thursday night following a 5.7 earthquake about 150 miles northeast of Sacramento, officials said. The initial quake hit about 8:47 p.m.; its epicenter was about 27 miles southwest of Susanville and seven...