Police said he leak – which was on private property owned by aviation contractor Boeing – was caused by an unspecified construction accident.
An Orange County lawmaker wants to replace the aging reactor with newer technology after leaky tubes forced an extended shutdown.
The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is scheduled to visit the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Friday, joining NRC inspectors who have been investigating a small leak at the plant in northern San Diego County for the past two months.
Will Southland power customers be willing to curtail their air conditioning use during the hottest months of the year if the San Onofre plant isn’t back online by then?
The visit by officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission comes over six weeks after a leak was reportedly detected in one of the plant’s reactor units.
Safety inspectors have begun installing equipment that will help them determine what may have caused a small radiation leak last week.
Federal regulators said an employee at the San Onofre plant fell into a reactor pool last week, but did not present any radiation threat.
A partial shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant continued Thursday after sensors detected a possible leak in one of the reactor units.
A partial shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant was in effect Wednesday after sensors detected a possible leak in one of the reactor units.
Hundreds of people were evacuated Wednesday after a chemical leak was detected in an office building located at the Universal Studios complex.
Actress Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy spread will hit newsstands earlier than anticipated.
A privacy breach that exposed personal data for more than two dozen officers — including command staff — is now under investigation.
Officials said areas belonging to the district attorney, county probation, and the waiting area for juvenile traffic court were all damaged in the flooding.
Celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson say racy pictures recently leaked online were stolen from their cell phones.
Six homes were evacuated in banning Saturda when a natural gas line ruptured on West Williams Street, a fire department spokeswoman said.