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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.

Mitsubishi Under Fire For Nuke Plant Malfunction

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that event...

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.

Is Mitsubishi To Blame For SoCal's Nuclear Problem?

AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Southern California Edison took an initial legal step Thursday to try to collect millions, or possibly billions, of dollars in dam...

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...

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.

Who's Going To Pay $500 Million Bill?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 06.11.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The demise of California's San Onofre nuclear power plant began with an attempt to fix it. A $670 million equipment swap in 2009 and 2...

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...

A Win For Local Environmentalists

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.13.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofr...

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...

Break Down A Likely Scenario

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.19.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could be restarted safely and run at full power, but the risk of a break...

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...

'Hope' Isn't Good Enough When It Comes To Nuclear Power Plants

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 04.28.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The mounting bill tied to the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in California jumped to more than $400 million through Dece...

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...

Environmentalists: 'The Plant Cannot Run Safely'

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- It's going to take a little longer to learn if California's troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant will start again. Federal regulato...

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...

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...