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San Onofre Power Plant

Kate Sheppard

Barbara Boxer Wants Her Nuclear Regulatory Records And She Wants Them Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are engaged in an increasingly public feud over whether the commissi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

$317 Million For Nothing

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 01.01.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The long-running blackout at the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California has cost at least $317 million, and it's no...

Troubled Power Plant To Remove Radioactive Fuel From Reactor

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.28.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. -- The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is preparing to empty the radioactive fuel from one of its twin reactors, a...

San Onofre Gets A Spanking

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Federal regulators have slapped the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California with a violation for a lapse in plant securit...

$48,000,000 In Repairs. Worth It?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The tab for the long-running crisis at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in California has hit at least $165 million, and it woul...

San Onofre Could Make A Comeback!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.29.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The operator of California's troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant has estimated that the damaged twin reactors could restart by...

Is The Sun Setting On San Onofre Power Plant?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.11.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California's idled San Onofre nuclear pow...

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...

Dangerous Design Flaws Revealed

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.18.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. -- A botched computer analysis resulted in design flaws that are largely to blame for unprecedented wear in steam tubes at...

Feds Reveal What Caused San Onofre Accident

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.18.2012 | Los Angeles

CAPISTRANO BEACH, Calif. — After months of investigation, federal regulators have determined that design flaws appear to be the cause of excessi...

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...