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  • California begins mapping future without nuclear power

    California begins mapping future without nuclear power
    California energy officials are beginning to plan for the possibility of a long-term future without the San Onofre nuclear plant. The plant's unexpected outage of nearly five months has had officials scrambling to put a plan in place to replace its power...
  • Radioactive material in CdM doesn't stop beachgoers

    Corona del Mar may have topped the list of places where radioactive material linked to Fukushima, Japan, was found in kelp, but beachgoers were out in full force Tuesday afternoon, and some seemed unfazed by the findings. The beach activity comes on...
  • Irvine council approves letter for safety, licensing

    The Irvine City Council approved an advocacy letter this week lending its support to increased safety regulation and licensing measures surrounding the reopening of San Onofre. The letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission(NRC) called for new...
  • San Onofre closure will remake local power grid, PUC chief says

    San Onofre closure will remake local power grid, PUC chief says
    The head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday that the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant leaves significant unanswered questions about the future energy supply for Southern California, particularly for San Diego and...
  • 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...
  • Discussions continue over restart of San Onofre nuclear plant

    Federal regulators and Southern California Edison officials met publicly for a second time Tuesday to discuss Edison's restart proposal for the San Onofre nuclear plant, which has been out of service for more than 10 months because of unexpected equipment...
  • 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...
  • Environmental group's request for hearing on San Onofre denied

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission denied an environmental group's petition to force Southern California Edison to go through a courtroom-like public hearing process before deciding whether the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant can restart. The...
  • San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million

    San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million
    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...
  • San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says

    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 a steam...
  • Officials rejected some changes to crippled San Onofre generators

    Officials rejected some changes to crippled San Onofre generators
    A report on the root causes of problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant shows that officials considered making design changes to the plant’s new steam generators before they were installed but rejected some fixes in part because they would require...
  • 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. The hefty price tag...