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San Onofre

The Dog Beaches of Southern California, Part 2: "Across the Swooping Plain"

Eric Trules | Posted 09.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Eric Trules

We head south from Huntington Dog Beach, and after a few more miles of wide open PCH, we run right into a bottle neck at toney Newport Beach.

Power Plant Shutdown Raises Emissions Concerns

AP | By LAURA OLSON | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first legislative hearing on the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant focused on the shutdown's imp...

San Onfre Is Dead and So Is Nuclear Power!

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

From his California beach house at San Clemente, Richard Nixon once watched three reactors rise at nearby San Onofre. As of June 7, 2013, all three a...

Los Angeles to San Onofre: 'Not So Fast!'

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

A unanimous Los Angeles City Council has demanded the Nuclear Regulatory Commission conduct extended investigations before any restart at the San Onofre atomic power plant.

WaXed Episode 3 -- Kalani Robb

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with legendary surfer Kalani Robb and recaps an exciting week in surfing news.

A Proposal To Open Up Before Summer Heat Hits So Cal

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 04.01.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The operator of the shuttered San Onfore nuclear power plant submitted a draft plan to federal regulators Monday that could help pave t...

Opening As Soon As This Summer?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.22.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The operator of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in California disclosed Friday it might push for a rewrite of the fac...

Woah, San Onofre Exec Made HOW Much Last Year?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 03.16.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The top executive overseeing the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast received compensation valued at nearly...

BUSTED!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 03.09.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The company that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant sparred with environmental activists Friday over the details of a onc...

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...

Dem Senator Pushes For Nuclear Power Plant Investigation

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — California Sen. Barbara Boxer pressed federal regulators Wednesday to open a probe at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant...

Will Plagued Nuke Plant Be Restarted?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 03.16.2013 | Los Angeles

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. — Small steps are being taken to prepare for possibly restarting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant, even a...

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.

Looking For More Information

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 02.25.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Federal regulators Wednesday pressed the operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant for more analysis on its damaged steam gen...

Dispute Sparked Over Nuclear Plant Records

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 12.09.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- A federal board Friday ordered the operator of a shuttered nuclear power plant in California to turn over dozens of pages of documents ...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Nuclear Plant Operator Investigating Possible Sabotage

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

SHUT IT DOWN!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 10.10.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Environmentalists accused federal regulators of conducting a bogus review of a proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power...

It Could Take Years To Get These Babies Up And Running

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 12.09.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Environmentalists accused federal regulators Tuesday of conducting a bogus review of a proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre ...

Is It Fair To Charge Customers For Generators That Don't Work?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.04.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The future of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant could balance on an inescapable question: Is it worth the money to fix it? E...

Today's Environmental Activists Stand on David Brower's Shoulders

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Peter Dreier

David Brower helped transform environmentalism from a polite cause dominated by don't-rock-the-boat upper-class conservationists to an activist movement that uses political action.

Black Outs Rolling In This Summer

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 06.08.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Southern California utility officials are warning that blackouts in the region are possible this summer as a result of the sidelined Sa...

Shocking Revelation About San Onofre

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.29.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant operated for three decades with equipment that might have temporarily cut off the plan...

Nuclear Plant Problems May Spark Federal Review

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- The saga of troubled tubing at California's San Onofre nuclear power plant could prompt a review of federal rules under which equipment...

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.

Will You Pay as New Reactors Jump $900 Million in Just Three Months?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

The projected price for Georgia's Vogtle Double Reactor Project has jumped at least $900 million in just three months -- and that's just for starters.