Nuclear Regulatory Commission

AP Graphic shows regional breakdown of nuclear plant violations in the U.S.

Uneven enforcement suspected at nuclear plants

BOSTON (AP) — The number of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants varies dramatically from region to region, pointing to inconsistent enforcement in an industry now operating mostly beyond its original 40-year licenses, according […]

10/15/2013

The San Onofre nuclear power plant. (AP Photo)

Citations pending for San Onofre plant flaw

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The manufacturer of steam generators at California’s shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant and the utility that runs the facility will be cited by federal regulators for a flawed design. Southern […]

09/23/2013

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz responds to questions on nuclear waste disposal during the National Clean Energy Summit 6.0 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus)

Appeals court rules Obama violating law on nuke site

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuke to the Obama administration, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste […]

08/13/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Edison will close San Onofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast is closing after an epic 16-month battle over whether the twin reactors could be safely restarted with millions of people […]

06/07/2013

US Senator of California Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer wants probe on troubled plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led […]

05/28/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Environmentalists praise fed ruling on San Onofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant — a decision that further clouds […]

05/13/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Calif. reactors might be retired if restart nixed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Costs tied to the long-running shutdown of California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant have soared to $553 million, while the majority owner raised the possibility Tuesday of retiring the plant if it can’t get one reactor running later this year.

04/30/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

June 1 restart could be out of reach at San Onofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative plan to get the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant back in service by June 1 might be too much, too soon.

04/03/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Ailing San Onofre nuke plant eyes summer restart

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California is considering a new pathway to get one of the shuttered reactors back in service by summer.

03/22/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

San Onofre nuke plant could breakdown at full power

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report issued Monday by the company that oversees the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California estimates that it could run safely at full power, but only for 11 months.

03/18/2013

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