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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Jerry Brown Cruises (and Makes an Adjustment) As Kashkari Flails Strangely

William Bradley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With just under three weeks left till the November 4th election, Jerry Brown is driving toward a big win in his quest for a record fourth term as governor of California.

Is Your Nest Egg Radioactive?

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

For investors, it's always a good idea to get out of the old and into the new. You wouldn't want to be invested in the horse and buggy when cars were invented, and you don't want to be left holding a bag of uranium when everyone else is solar gazing.

Attorneys General Fight for Public Access in Nuclear Issues

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Attorneys General of New York and Vermont have joined the fight against California's San Onofre nuclear power plant in an effort to stop federal regulators from erasing all record of a judicial ruling that the public has a right to intervene before major amendments are granted to an operating license.

Nuclear Power Is So 20th Century

Terry Tamminen | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

With the decision by Southern California Edison to decommission its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), we may now see enough data points to reasonably conclude that the nuclear power era is coming to a close.

San Onofre's Closing: An Advance for Safe, Clean, Renewable Energy

Karl Grossman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Karl Grossman

The challenge has been converting this understanding to action, particularly considering how special interests pushing their energy products--nuclear, oil, gas and coal--have a hold on so many governments around the world.

WATCH: Highly Illogical 'Star Trek' Safety Video

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.22.2013 | Weird News

Glow boldly where no one has gone before. A "Star Trek"-themed training video made in 2010 at the at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SON...

California Plant Owners Were Aware Of Mechanical Issues, Lawmakers Say

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Green

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The owner of a shuttered Southern California nuclear power plant was aware of problems...

Showdown at San Onofre

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Two stricken California reactors may soon redefine a global movement aimed at eradicating nuclear power.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Nuclear Plant Operator Investigating Possible Sabotage | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.30.2012 | Green

A California utility said Thursday it has notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of potential sabotage, possibly by an employee, of a crucial piec...

SCARY: Nuclear Waste Being Hauled Across SoCal Freeways

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles

A large load of nuclear waste has begun a 21-day trip from Southern California to a dump site in Clive, Utah. “We believe it’s the largest load...

Major Layoffs Announced

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The owner of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California will lay off 730 employees during ...

'Green News Report' - June 21, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Good news an...

'Green News Report' - June 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A nuclear r...

San Onofre: We Can't Ignore the Warning Signs

Erich Pica | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Erich Pica

San Onofre's reactors have already released radioactive steam and are literally shaking themselves apart. Instead of keeping the reactors shut down, Southern Edison is rushing to restart the reactors and running them as hard as possible.