Nuclear Regulatory Commission

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Edison disputes San Onofre safety claim

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast sharply denied Thursday that it was aware of equipment problems linked to a 2012 tube break that released a trace of radiation.


US Senator of California Barbara Boxer

Boxer wants probe at sickly San Onofre nuke plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Sen. Barbara Boxer is pressing federal regulators to open a probe into equipment problems at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant.


San Onofre nuclear power plant

Possible generator tampering found at San Onofre

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Operators of the San Onofre nuclear power plant say someone may have tampered with an emergency generator but there’s no danger because both reactors at the Southern California plant are […]


Extra inspectors to nuclear plants as storm nears

WASHINGTON (AP) – Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says its headquarters and Northeast regional office are both […]


Cancer risks studied near 7 US nuclear sites

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal regulators say a pilot study of cancer risks posed to residents near seven nuclear power sites in the United States will update 22-year-old data, but an industry group says the […]


Minor hydrogen leak at San Onofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operators of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant say a hydrogen leak is the latest problem to plague the troubled plant, but it was small and presented no risk […]


Activists say NRC conducting sham nuke review

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Environmentalists say federal regulators are conducting a bogus review of the proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California. Friends of the Earth and other groups […]


Ailing San Onofre plant prepares to remove fuel

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) – The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is preparing to pull the radioactive fuel from one of its two shuttered reactors, another sign the Southern California plant won’t […]


Flex Alert declared in Southland

(AP) – Managers of California‘s electrical grid have issued a statewide call for power conservation due to an intensifying heat wave. The California Independent System Operator says a so-called “Flex Alert” is being declared for […]