San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Costs at ailing San Onofre top $300 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Costs tied to the long-running shutdown at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in California have hit $317 million, and it’s not clear if the ailing plant will return to full […]


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 […]


​Feds: Design led to San Onofre nuke plant woes

(AP) – Federal regulators have determined that design flaws appear to be the cause of excessive wear in tubing that carries radioactive water through California’s troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regional […]


Group wants a trial for San Onofre plant

(CNS) – An environmental group filed a legal petition today with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in hopes of keeping the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station closed until it undergoes a trial-like public hearing on […]




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