Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Regulators Close Case Questioning San Onofre Reactor Repairs

Federal regulators have closed a case that questioned whether Southern California Edison violated government rules when it installed faulty equipment at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.

07/31/2015

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Regulators Plan to Drop Case At Closed San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Federal regulators intend to close a lingering case involving the installation of faulty equipment at the now-shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California.

03/30/2015

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Inspector Faults Regulator On San Onofre Nuclear Plant Review

A federal inspector says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission missed opportunities to spot potential trouble with an equipment swap that led to the installation of faulty machinery in a Southland nuclear plant.

10/07/2014

Aerial view of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean at Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Environmental Group Wants Diablo Canyon Shut Down During Earthquake Risk Review

An environmental group asked federal regulators Tuesday to idle a California nuclear plant to review potential earthquake risks.

08/26/2014

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Senators Warn Of Safety Risks At Closed Reactors

Five U.S. senators on Friday warned that federal regulators need to keep more emergency and security regulations in place at shuttered nuclear power plants that store tons of spent radioactive fuel.

05/02/2014

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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Hit With Violation

A Southern California nuclear power plant violated rules by failing to get approval before eliminating 39 emergency-response jobs after the plant closed last year, government regulators said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Debates San Onofre Plant Shutdown At First Public Meeting

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission met on Thursday to debate the potential effects of shutting down the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Citations Pending For San Onofre Nuclear Plant Flaw

Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that eventually led to the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

CBS Los Angeles–09/23/2013

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San Onofre Execs’ ‘Star Trek’-Themed Spoof Video Under Fire

A “Star Trek”-themed spoof video created by executives at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station a few years before the plant was shut down has created a bit of a controversy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2013

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Environmentalists Praise Fed Ruling On San Onofre

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 the future of the twin reactors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Could Break Down At Full Power

The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could be restarted safely and run at full power, but the risk of a breakdown would increase to vexing levels after 11 months.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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Steps Taken For Possible Restart At San Onofre Power Plant

Steps are quietly being taken to prepare for possibly restarting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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Federal Regulators Want More Analysis At Ailing San Onofre Plant

Federal regulators Wednesday pressed the operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant for more analysis on its damaged steam generators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

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Damaged Calif. Nuke Plant May Face Long Review

Federal regulators say the proposed restart of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could require a detailed review that might last months or even years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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Troubled San Onofre Nuclear Plant Aims To Restart Reactor

The operator of California’s troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on Thursday proposed to restart one of the plant’s twin reactors.

10/04/2012

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