| May 9, 2013
| 2:22 PM
One of two reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland shut down suddenly Wednesday night after an as-yet-unexplained malfunction, a Constellation spokesman said.
Unit 2 went offline at 9:47 p.m. after a shutdown of the...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Companies supplying components for the nuclear power industry are located throughout the United States, including a number in Maryland. These manufacturing firms have developed businesses providing components and equipment required for the maintenance and...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Talk about a game-changer. Do you know the Barack Obama campaign tracked the buying, subscription and leisure habits of 29,000 voters as far back as 2008? Most presidential campaigns track about 1,500 voters for six to 12 months. It turns out this is...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Travelers gripe about having to remove shoes while going through airport security or undergoing full-body pat-downs. But imagine being the Transportation Security Administration screener who has to deal with thousands of grumpy passengers daily or must...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:52 AM
DANA POINT, Calif. -- Questions about evacuation plans, whether it was a gamble to restart the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station and more technical queries were posed Tuesday night at a public meeting held by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:23 PM
SAN ONOFRE, Calif. - A minor hydrogen leak was detected over the weekend at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in northern San Diego County, but it was small and presented no health risk to employees or the public, Southern California Edison...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:11 AM
SAN ONOFRE, Calif. -- Fifty sirens will sound in the communities around the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in North County Wednesday as part of an annual test, plant operators announced Tuesday.
The plant sits just north of Camp Pendleton, near...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:52 AM
SAN DIEGO - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced the launch of a new study looking at cancer risk for those who live near nuclear power plants.
The study will look at six nuclear power plants in the United States including San Onofre. It will...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:07 PM
IRVINE, Calif. -- The California Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into the nine-month outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant, which could result in rates eventually being lowered or money refunded to...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The costs of the outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant continue to soar, but it remains unclear who will ultimately foot the bill.
Edison International, the parent company of plant operator and majority owner Southern California Edison, reported its...