| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:28 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:19 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:40 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:33 AM
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...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:19 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:48 PM
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.
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:53 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:31 PM
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...